Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to see a new rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re so happy to see such a positive shift and expect a continued upswing for the many months and years to come.”

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw 6,000. Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is growing.” “We aren’t far off our record 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.” Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to boost the economy of Israel and diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing range of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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