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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States has been our most important source of tourism for Israel inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 we were celebrating record number of Israeli tourism entries every month.

Canada is poised to beat Israel’s tourism arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August. נווה פריצקי “It is so exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this growth in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at ease abroad.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May, the country has already received more than 600,400 US visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase awareness of Israel as a tourist destination and to boost economic growth. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural food and religious sites which are all a delightful combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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