Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry From the USA

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and august. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019,” he stated. נווה פריצקי “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to see this shift and expect an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years. Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, is not far behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is booming.” “We are not far off our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May when the country was is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travel. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost the economy of Israel, and also to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast variety of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary attractions that blend traditional and modern. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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