Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. This is a positive change that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for years to come.”

Canada with 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, is not much from the United States.

“It is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record in 2019, and we anticipate that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official opening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has welcomed more than 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It develops and executes promotions and marketing initiatives to help make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT aims to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economyand enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing variety of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary attractions – each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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