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 received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before. Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see the growth in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019 he stated. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. https:/ Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. נווה פריצקי We are thrilled to see this positive shift and expect an upward trend that will continue for months and even years.

In line with in the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourism numbers in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” “We are not too far away from our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May of this year The country has received over 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, food and religious sites that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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