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 unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. נווה פריצקי This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from 2019.

“It is so exciting to witness a new increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019.” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are thrilled to see such a positive shift, and we expect it to continue throughout the months and years to come.” Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August.

“It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in 2019 including 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they’re vaccination-free. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements promotions and marketing actions to make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT aims to increase tourist numbers to boost the economy of Israel, and also to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique blend of tradition, modernity, and culinary delights. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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