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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is thrilling to see yet another rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019,” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. נווה פריצקי It’s a great positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for years to be.”

In line with in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6000 in August.

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

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were American. Israel’s official opening for travellers from May 2018. The country has been home to over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism agency responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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