Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. נווה פריצקי We are thrilled to witness this change and expect a steady upward trend for months or even years.

Canada with 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not much behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is booming.” “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that the growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain at ease travelling abroad.”

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019, with 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are immunized. It already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

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 to position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT seeks to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural places of interest – each offering a distinct combination of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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