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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are so happy to have witnessed an improvement in the trend and expect it to continue for many months and years.” Canada with 7,200 visitors in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t far behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. “We are getting close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this growth will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for creating and executing marketing and promotional programs to promote Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT seeks to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economy, and to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT works in Israel to promote the impressive array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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