Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from America, which is already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It’s a great positive shift that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the years to come.”

Canada with 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t much from the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is rebounding.” “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this trend will continue to grow as Canadians visit more countries.

נווה פריצקי Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000. Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is responsible for preparing and executing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions – each a wonderful combination of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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