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 for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before. Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to witness a second growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. נווה פריצקי Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 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 upswing for the years and months to follow.”

Canada which isn’t too far behind that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass its tourist arrivals to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 visitors in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record in 2019, and we anticipate that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were Americans. נווה פריצקי Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has welcomed more than 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotional initiatives to help make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to boost the economy of Israel and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural and culinary tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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