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 tourists from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record breaking numbers of 2019”. נווה פריצקי “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to witness this change and expect an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

נווה פריצקי Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were American. Israel’s official reopening to all travelers was May 2018. The country has already been home to over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotion actions to make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT strives to promote Israel as a destination for tourists and to boost economic growth. IMOT operates in Israel to help promote the stunning range of religious and cultural places of interest – each offering a distinct combination of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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