Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswirein July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4 percentage increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to once again witness an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years.

Canada is poised to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August.

“It is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this increase will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed over 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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