Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers come from the 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 Americans in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. This is a positive trend that we’re very happy about and expect an upward trend for many months to come.” Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw the number increase to 6,000. Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. We are close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this growth in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at ease abroad.

Israel received more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 and this included 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they’re vaccination-free. Israel has already hosted over 600,000. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT aims for increased tourism to help support the Israeli economy as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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