Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and august. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over the year before seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States has been the most important market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we had record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month.

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August.

“It is thrilling to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.” Israel received more visitors from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official opening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already welcomed more than 600,400 US travellers since that time.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to promote Israel as a top travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to help boost the economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious which are all a delightful combination of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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