Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the USA

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. נווה פריצקי This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to see a new rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are delighted to see this shift and are expecting a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn’t too much behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming.” “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

נווה פריצקי In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May of this year Israel has seen more than 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a top destination. IMOT aims promote Israel as a destination for tourists and boost economic growth. IMOT works in Israel to promote the amazing variety of religious and cultural places of interest – each offering a distinct blend of tradition, modernity, and culinary delights. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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