Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. The country welcomed 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 has been our largest destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 we were celebrating record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry every month.

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019 and we anticipate that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

נווה פריצקי In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May The country has received more than 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, food and religious sites – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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