Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022, an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

“It is so thrilling to see yet another increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this shift and are expecting an upward trend that will continue for months and even years.

נווה פריצקי Canada, which has 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August is not far from the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. “We aren’t too far from our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that the growth in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more confident about traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international visitors 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 whether they have been vaccinated. It has already hosted over 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful combination of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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