Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers 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. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase from 2019 seven thousand tourists from America were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. This is a positive trend that we’re pleased to witness and anticipate an increase in the months to be.”

Just like in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel growing. “We are getting close to our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this growth will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening to all travelers was May 2018. Israel has been home to over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel, is responsible for planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible array of cultural, historical and culinary, religious and culinary experiences – each a blend of both modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. נווה פריצקי Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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