Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a four percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is so thrilling to see yet another rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers of 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to have witnessed this positive change and expect this trend to last for many months and years.”

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

“It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.” In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May of this year Israel has seen more than 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism creating and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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