Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from America, already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. https:/ We are delighted to see this positive shift and expect an ongoing upward trend for months and even years. Canada, which has 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t much from the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel growing. “We are getting close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this trend will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

נווה פריצקי Israel received more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 including 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are vaccinated. It has already hosted over 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is in charge of planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, food and religious sites – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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