Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The Numbers Come From the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and august. נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he said. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers month after month; We’re thrilled to witness this positive change and we anticipate an upswing for the many months and years to come.”

Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw 6,600.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re still not far from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel across the world.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million international visitors in the year 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they have been immunized. It has already hosted over 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is responsible for preparing and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a destination of choice. נווה פריצקי IMOT seeks to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel’s economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible variety of cultural, historical, food and religious sites – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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