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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 that’s a 4 percent increase from the year before, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers every month. We’re extremely pleased to witness such a positive shift and anticipate a steady increase in the coming many months and years to be.”

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t too far from the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they’re vaccinated. It has already hosted more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism agency responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel as well as enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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