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 visitors 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 is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to once again witness an growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this shift and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

Canada is poised to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” נווה פריצקי We’re not too far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this surge in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally.”

Israel received more visitors from around the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official reopening to travellers from May 2018. The country has already been home to over 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost the economy of Israel, and also to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North America’s IMOT office locations are New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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