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 arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and august. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019. “It is so thrilling to witness a new increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re so happy to see this positive change and anticipate a steady upward trajectory for months and years to follow.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.”

נווה פריצקי Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT is aiming to in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural and culinary attractions – each perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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