Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States has been our most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 we were celebrating record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not much behind the United States. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record for 2019 and we expect that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident about traveling abroad.”

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

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotions and marketing to establish Israel as a popular tourist destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT aims increase awareness of Israel as a destination for tourists and boost economic growth. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary attractions that blend traditional and modern. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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