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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourists arriving from America. The country received 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to witness a second increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States has been our largest market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we had record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month.

נווה פריצקי Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable at home when they travel abroad.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May of this year, the country has already seen over 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. נווה פריצקי It is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to help make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to boost the economy of Israel and diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the impressive array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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