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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022, an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we had been celebrating record-breaking figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t much from the United States.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t too far from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain comfortable travelling abroad.” Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019, with 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they have been vaccination-free. The country has already hosted over 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is responsible for preparing and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a destination of choice. נווה פריצקי IMOT seeks to boost tourism to boost the economy of Israel and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing array of cultural, historical, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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