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 visitors from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022, an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to witness a second growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. It’s a great positive shift that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the months to come.” Canada, which has 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t far behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s thrilling to observe the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” “We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad. Israel received more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has been home to over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a top destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical attractions – each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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