Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry From the USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourists arriving from the United States. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our most important 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 witness an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are not far from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident about traveling across the globe.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of vaccination status in May of this year Israel has received more than 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism organization responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel as well as enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast array of cultural, religious food, historic, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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