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 arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019. Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We’re extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and anticipate a steady upswing for the years and months to follow.”

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors 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 exciting to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that this growth in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain comfortable traveling abroad.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May this year The country has seen more than 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a top destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT aims at increasing the number of tourists visiting Israel to boost its economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the impressive variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity, and culinary delights. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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