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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/new record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. It was a four percent increase from 2019, while 71,000 American tourists were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we had record numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are so happy to witness such a positive shift, and we expect it to continue for many months and years.”

נווה פריצקי Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel rebounding. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad. In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May of this year Israel has witnessed more than 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible variety of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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