Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4 percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, which is already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are delighted to see this positive shift and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months or even years.

נווה פריצקי In line with in the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s so exciting to witness how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” “We aren’t far off our record 2019 and we expect that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter if they are vaccinated. The country has already hosted over 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements marketing and promotional initiatives to make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to boost its economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition and delicious food. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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