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. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and expect a steady upward trend for months or even years.

Canada, which has 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t too far behind the United States.

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record in 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident about traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has been home to over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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