Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was thrilling to witness an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. נווה פריצקי Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019, he added. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an increase in the many months to follow.”

Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August witnessed the number increase to 6,000.

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי “We are not too far away from our record in 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for travellers from May 2018. The country has already welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotional activities to make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT is aiming to in promoting Israel as a destination for tourists and to boost economic growth. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast range of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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