Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of tourists from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. 78,000 tourists 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 from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are thrilled to see such a positive shift, and we expect it to continue for many months and years.”

Just like in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s amazing to see the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this increase in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at ease in Israel.

Israel hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is responsible for preparing and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT strives to increase awareness of Israel as a destination for tourists and increase the economy. IMOT helps promote Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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