Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Indicators from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and august. The country received 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our most important market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are so happy to see this positive change, and we expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come.”

Just like the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is so exciting to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is booming.” “We aren’t far off our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident about traveling abroad.”

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, 969,600 of which were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel is now open to all tourists, regardless of their vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It plans and implements promotions and marketing actions to make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing array of historical, cultural food and religious sites that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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