Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Indicators From the United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we had been celebrating record-breaking numbers of Israel’s tourism entry every month.

Canada with 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not much behind the United States. Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing.” “We are not too far away from our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are vaccination-free. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT strives to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination and to boost the economy. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible variety of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary attractions – each a blend of traditional and modern. The North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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