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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. It’s a great positive change that we are happy to see and we anticipate an increase in the months to be.”

נווה פריצקי Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t far behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is rebounding.” We’re still not away from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally.”

Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which came from the United States. Since May, when the country reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism authority responsible for preparing and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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