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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 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. נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019. נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to witness a new increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels in 2019,” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry every month. This is a positive change that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an increase in the many months to be.”

Not far behind the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming.” We are getting close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we are anticipating that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more at ease in Israel. In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May of this year Israel has received more than 600,400 US tourists.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotion initiatives to help make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious which are all a delightful combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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