Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire• In July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourists arriving from the United States. נווה פריצקי The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of the year 2019,” he stated. “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 thrilled to see this shift and expect a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August. נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this increase in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already received over 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to help boost the economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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