Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We're extremely pleased to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued upswing for the years and months to follow."

Canada with 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn't too far from the United States.

"It is exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is rebounding," said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not far from our record for 2019 and we expect that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally."

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. 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.

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 increase awareness of Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourism experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel's vast range of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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