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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are extremely happy to see such a positive shift, and we expect it to continue for many months and years.”

Canada which isn’t too far from the United States of America, is poised to surpass the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in tourists in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of them were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already been home to over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT seeks to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to help boost the economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is working in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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