Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry The Numbers Come 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 in July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. נווה פריצקי He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. This is a positive shift that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for years to follow.” Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t much behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s thrilling to observe how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are getting close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We believe that this trend will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they have been vaccinated. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s vast array of historical, cultural and culinary tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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