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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He stated, “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 of 2019”. “The United States is our top destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are extremely happy to witness such a positive shift, and we anticipate it to continue throughout the months and years to come.”

נווה פריצקי Canada, not too far behind that of the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. נווה פריצקי “We are not far from our record in 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.”

Israel received more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were American. Israel’s official reopening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already been home to more than 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotional initiatives to help make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT works in Israel to promote the impressive array of cultural and religious tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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