Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, and already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States has been the most important market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we were celebrating record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month.נווה-פריצקיJerusalem-is-the-home-of-Israels-first-bicycle-tunnel-10-09-2 Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw 6,600.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We believe that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May of this year, the country has already witnessed over 600,400 US visitors.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism designing and executing marketing and promotional programs to increase awareness of Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel’s economy, and to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible range of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations – each a blend of traditional and modern. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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