Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 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. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

“It is thrilling to witness a new increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels in 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we had record numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are extremely happy to see such a positive shift and expect this trend to last for many months and years.”

Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t far behind the United States.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more at ease in Israel.

נווה פריצקי In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already received over 600,400 US tourists.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural and culinary tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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