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

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New record breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

“It is thrilling to once again see an increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. נווה פריצקי Before the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August saw 6,600. Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel growing. “We aren’t too far from our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this growth in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain at ease travelling abroad.”

Israel hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May, when the country reopened to all travelers, regardless of their 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 Israel’s national tourism agency. It is in charge of marketing and promotional initiatives in order to position Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel as well as enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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