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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over the year before.

“It is thrilling to witness a new rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers of 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries month after month; We’re so happy to see this positive change and we anticipate an increase in the coming many months and years to come.”

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is growing.” “We are getting close to our record 2019 numbers. We believe that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel received more visitors from around the world in 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were American. נווה פריצקי Israel’s official opening for all travelers was May 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional actions to create Israel a top travel destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, tourist attractions, culinary and religious which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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