Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. The country received 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to see a new growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourism entry numbers each month. We’re thrilled to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued upward trajectory for many months and years to come.” Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. The country had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in tourists in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי “We aren’t too far from our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that this growth in tourism to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 were from the United States. נווה פריצקי Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. 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 to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economy and diversify the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, food and religious sites which are all a delightful combination of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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