Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “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 month after month. It’s a great positive change that we are happy to see and we anticipate an upward trajectory for months to follow.”

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourism numbers in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s amazing to see how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that the growth in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter if they are vaccination-free. נווה פריצקי It has already hosted over 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives in order to position Israel as a top tourist destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, food and religious sites 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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