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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of tourists from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States were in Israel during August 2022. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “It is so exciting to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry each month. This is a positive trend that we’re happy to see and we anticipate an increase in the many months to be.” Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August witnessed 6,000.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about traveling internationally.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 of them were from the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for creating and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to advertise Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to boost the economy of Israel and also diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible range of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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