Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percentage increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are thrilled to see an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last for a long time.” Just like in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourism numbers in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,600 in August. Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel returning. “We are close to our record 2019 numbers. We believe that this trend will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 came from the United States.נווה-פריצקיJerusalem-is-home-to-the-worlds-first-bicycle-tunnel-in-Israel-10-06 Since May that year, when Israel reopened to all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for creating and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy and also diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the impressive variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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