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. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entry month after month. It’s a fantastic positive trend that we’re pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for many months to be.”

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. “We are not too far away from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are anticipating that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians continue to feel more at ease travelling abroad.” In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May of this year, the country has already seen more than 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is responsible for preparing and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a top destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical and culinary tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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