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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States has been the most important 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 each month.

נווה פריצקי Canada is on track to beat Israel’s tourism arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see Canada’s tourism to Israel growing. “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which were from the United States. Since May when the country was is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism creating and conducting promotional and marketing programs to increase awareness of Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to boost its economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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