Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking Tourism Entry Counts 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 during the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. נווה פריצקי It was a four percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to see yet another increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are so happy to witness an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last for a long time.” Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August was a record 6,000.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this trend will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May, the country has already received over 600,400 US visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT strives to increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary attractions – each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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