Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry From the USA

NEW YORK – September 8 2022new record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022, an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over the year before.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States is our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are extremely happy to see such a positive shift and expect it to continue for many months and years.” Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t much from the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

נווה פריצקי In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May this year The country has received over 600,400 US travelers.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT is aiming to promote Israel as a destination for tourists and to boost the economy. IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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