Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019,” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States has been our most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is in the process, as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August witnessed 6,600.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel rebounding. “We aren’t far off our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling across the globe.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 including 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they’re vaccinated. Israel has already hosted more than 600,000. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and executing marketing and promotional programs to increase awareness of Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible array of cultural, religious food, historic, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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