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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire• In July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. 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 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

Canada is not far behind the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is so exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is rebounding.” נווה פריצקי “We aren’t far off our record in 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident traveling across the globe.”

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were from the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is responsible for marketing and promotional initiatives to establish Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT strives to increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination and to boost economic growth. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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