Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists were in Israel during August 2022. Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to observe a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019 he stated. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entry month after month. It’s a great positive shift that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an increase in the years to come.” Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not far behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is so exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing.” “We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.”

נווה פריצקי Israel received more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. Israel has received over 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a destination of choice. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary experiences which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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