Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Indicators from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from the year before. Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries month after month; We’re thrilled to witness such a positive shift and anticipate a steady increase in the coming many months and years to be.”

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי “It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at home when they travel abroad.

Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019, with 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they’re vaccination-free. It already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a top destination for travelers. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast range of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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