Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the 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 during the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022. נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We’re extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upswing for the many months and years to be.” Canada is set to beat Israel’s tourism arrivals by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s so exciting to witness the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in tourism to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already witnessed over 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims promote Israel as a destination for tourists and to boost economic growth. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary attractions which are all a mix of traditional and modern. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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