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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022Record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. נווה פריצקי This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

“It is so thrilling to witness a new increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we had record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is poised to beat Israel’s tourism arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

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 growing.” We’re still not far away from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this increase in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the world.”

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical and culinary attractions – each the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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