Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in 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 the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak that was in the news, we had record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to witness this change and expect an ongoing upward trend for months, and possibly years.

נווה פריצקי Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

“It is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more confident traveling abroad.” Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, 969,600 of which came from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It plans and implements marketing and promotional activities to help make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT strives to in promoting Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT works in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique combination of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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