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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to once again witness an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. נווה פריצקי Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel every month. We are so happy to see this positive change and expect it to continue for many months and years.” Canada, not too far from the United States of America, is poised to surpass the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are still not away from our record-setting 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official opening for all tourists was in May of 2018. Israel has welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for creating and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims promote Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical attractions – each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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