Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

“It is so exciting to witness a new increase in tourist numbers to 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 our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are extremely happy to have witnessed this positive change and expect this trend to last for a long time.”

Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August isn’t far from the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at home in Israel.

Israel received more visitors from all over the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has welcomed over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is in charge of planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the impressive variety of religious and cultural attractions – each a unique blend of tradition, modernity and culinary delights. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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