Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry Indicators From the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for tourist arrivals in Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we saw record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are thrilled to have witnessed an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians visit more countries.

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening for any traveler regardless of vaccination status in May of this year Israel has received more than 600,400 US visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to advertise Israel as a popular tourist destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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