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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022, an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% growth over 2019.

“It is so exciting to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels in 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. It’s a great positive change that we are pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for many months to come.”

נווה פריצקי Canada is not far from the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s so exciting to witness how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” “We aren’t too far from our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling abroad.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 and this included 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless whether they have been vaccination-free. It already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It is responsible for planning and executing promotions and marketing actions to create Israel a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT works in Israel to promote the impressive range of religious and cultural attractions – each a unique combination of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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