Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Indicators from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 that’s a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before. Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 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 number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are extremely happy to have witnessed an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last for a long time.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6000 in August. Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel rebounding. “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease travelling abroad.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter if they are vaccinated. It has already hosted more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a favored travel destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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