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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals 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 that’s an increase of 13% from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to witness a second growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to witness this change and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

Just like the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing.” “We are not too far away from our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about traveling internationally.” Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is accountable for marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel’s economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations which are all a mix of traditional and modern. נווה פריצקי North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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