Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are thrilled to see an improvement in the trend, and we expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come.”

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

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad. Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists in 2019 and this included 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless whether they have been immunized. The country already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible variety of cultural, historical, food and religious sites – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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