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 has announced record-breaking figures of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. The country received 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 that’s a 4 percent increase from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from 2019. “It is so exciting to see yet another increase in tourism to 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 our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourism entry numbers every month. We’re thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upswing for the years and months to come.”

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

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident about traveling across the globe.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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