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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from 2019, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. נווה פריצקי “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the COVID-19 epidemic was announced, we had record-breaking tourist numbers each month. We’re so happy to see this positive change and we anticipate an increase in the coming years and months to come.”

נווה פריצקי Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August. 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 still not far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening to all travelers was May 2018. The country has already received more than 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is accountable for promotions and marketing in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to help the economy of Israel, and also to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions which are all a delightful combination of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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