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 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Before the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and expect an upward trend that will continue for months and even years.

Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. We’re not too far from our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel across the world.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world in 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for all tourists was in May of 2018. Israel has been home to more than 600,400 US travellers since that time.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is accountable for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT strives to promote Israel as a tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions – each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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