Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry From the USA

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals in Israel from the United States in July and august. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States has been the most important source of tourism for Israel inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we had been celebrating record-breaking figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass its tourist arrivals to Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 as well as 6,000 visitors in August.

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

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, 969,600 of which originated from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to advertise Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to help boost the economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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