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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. It was a four percent increase from 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is so thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019,” stated 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 tourism entry each month. It’s a great positive trend that we’re happy to see and we anticipate an upward trajectory for many months to follow.”

Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t much from the United States.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re not too away from our record-setting 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

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

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotional activities to make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT operates in Israel to promote the amazing array of cultural and religious places of interest – each offering a distinct mix of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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