Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Indicators From the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “It is exciting to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019,” he stated. נווה פריצקי “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourism entry each month. It’s a great positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for many months to come.”

נווה פריצקי Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourism numbers in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August. “It is so exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record in 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is responsible for preparing and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical and culinary attractions – each perfect mix of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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