Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, and already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “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 numbers of tourism entries month after month; We’re extremely pleased to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued upswing for the many months and years to be.”

Canada, not too far from that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in visitors in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far off our record-setting numbers in 2019 We are hoping that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain confident about traveling abroad.”

נווה פריצקי Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists in 2019, with 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are immunized. The country has already hosted more than 600,000. Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority, is responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a top destination. IMOT aims in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, food and religious sites – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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