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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase from 2019 seven thousand tourists from America were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers each month. We’re so happy to see such a positive shift and anticipate a steady increase in the coming many months and years to follow.”

Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t too much behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel growing. נווה פריצקי We are close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this growth in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at ease abroad.

Israel received more visitors from all over the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official opening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has been home to over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is responsible for promotions and marketing in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary attractions – each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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