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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over 2019. Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States has been our largest source of tourism for Israel inbound. נווה פריצקי Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we had been celebrating record-breaking numbers of Israel’s tourism entry every 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 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel growing. “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that the growth in tourism to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease travelling abroad.”

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements marketing and promotional initiatives to create Israel a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to promote Israel as a tourist destination and to boost the economy. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible range of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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