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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 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 during July 2022, an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over 2019. Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States has been our largest market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel every month. In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourism numbers in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6000 in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this growth in tourism to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in the year 2019, with 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they have been vaccinated. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It plans and implements marketing and promotion initiatives to create Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions – each perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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