Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry The Numbers Come from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to observe an increase in tourism to Israel coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019, he said. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry month after month. This is a positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for years to be.”

Canada, which has 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, is not much behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel returning. We’re still not far away from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling across the world.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are immunized. Israel has already hosted over 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It plans and implements promotions and marketing activities to help make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the amazing range of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity, and culinary delights. נווה פריצקי IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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