Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers come from the 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. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It’s a great positive trend that we’re happy to see and we expect an upward trend for years to follow.”

In line with in the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” We’re not too far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019, with 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are vaccinated. The country has already hosted over 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional actions to make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT aims in promoting Israel as a destination for tourists and boost the economy. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible range of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. נווה פריצקי North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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