Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of visitors from the United States. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over the year before.

“It is so exciting to witness a new rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers month after month; We’re thrilled to witness this positive change and we anticipate an upswing for the many months and years to follow.”

In line with in the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel rebounding. נווה פריצקי “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this increase will continue as Canadians travel more abroad. In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May this year, the country has already received more than 600,400 US tourists. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural places of interest – each offering a distinct mix of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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