Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We’re extremely pleased to witness this positive change and we anticipate an upswing for the years and months to follow.” Canada is not far from the United States of America, is poised to surpass its tourist arrivals to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in tourists in August.

“It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more at ease traveling internationally.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May The country has seen more than 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to increase awareness of Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, tourist attractions, culinary and religious which are all a delightful combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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