Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States 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% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry month after month. It’s a great positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for years to follow.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel growing. “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that the growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling internationally.”

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

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to advertise Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT works to promote Israel’s vast array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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