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 announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percentage increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019. “It is so exciting to witness a new increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers of 2019” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to witness this change and are expecting a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August saw 6,600.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is thrilling to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is booming.” נווה פריצקי “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this growth will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. נווה פריצקי The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT aims for increased tourist traffic to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical attractions – each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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