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 revealed record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. The country received 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before. Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. This is a positive trend that we’re pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for months to come.”

נווה פריצקי Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, is not far behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is so exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is booming.” “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019 and we anticipate that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians continue to feel more at ease traveling abroad.”

נווה פריצקי Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives that position Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary destinations which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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