Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The Numbers Come 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 during July 2022, an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over the year before.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to witness this change and anticipate a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Canada with 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August is not much behind the United States. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s so exciting to witness the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” We’re not too away from our record-setting numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for travellers from May 2018. The country has been home to over 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to advertise Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to support Israel’s economy and diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful combination of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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