Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry each month. It’s a fantastic positive trend that we’re happy to see and we expect an upward trend for years to come.”

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

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians visit more countries.

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

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel’s economyand increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible range of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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