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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourists arriving from America. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to observe a rise in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers every month. We’re thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an increase in the coming months and years to be.”

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel growing. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable at ease when they travel abroad.

נווה פריצקי In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already witnessed more than 600,400 US travelers.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. נווה פריצקי It is accountable for marketing and promotional initiatives to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims at increasing the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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