Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The Numbers Come From the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from America, which is already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to have witnessed an improvement in the trend and anticipate it to continue for a long time.” Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn’t too much behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. “We are not too far away from our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this growth in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain confident about traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is in charge of promotions and marketing in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase tourist numbers to boost the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary experiences which are all a mix of traditional and modern. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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