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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022. Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already exceeding or even surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we had record numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are so happy to see this positive change, and we expect it to continue for many months and years.”

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August was a record 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 came from the United States. נווה פריצקי Since May when the country was is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to increase awareness of Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT works in Israel to promote the amazing variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and culinary delights. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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