Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 that’s a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He stated, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry month after month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for many months to come.”

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s thrilling to observe the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” “We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May of this year Israel has seen more than 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements promotions and marketing initiatives to create Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the amazing array of cultural and religious places of interest – each offering a distinct blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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