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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to once again witness an growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record number of Israeli tourism entries each month.

נווה פריצקי Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t much from the United States.

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 expect that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.”

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

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is responsible for preparing and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a top destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel’s vast array of cultural, religious food, historic, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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