Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from 2019.

“It is thrilling to see yet another increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers in 2019.” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers each month. We’re so happy to see such a positive shift and expect a continued upswing for the years and months to come.”

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not much from the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is rebounding.” “We are close to our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians visit more countries.

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to establish Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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