Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry 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 travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to observe an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he added. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are delighted to see this positive shift and anticipate an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in visitors in August. “It is thrilling to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are still not away from our record-setting 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel abroad.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is in charge of planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to boost its economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical and religious, as well as culinary and culinary destinations – each a blend of both 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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