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

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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to witness this change and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months and even years.

In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that "it is exciting to observe how Canada's travel to Israel is rebounding." "We are not too far away from our record-setting numbers in 2019 We are hoping that this increase in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally." In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 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 of this year Israel has received over 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel's tourism agency, is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country's economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the impressive range of religious and cultural places of interest - each offering a distinct combination of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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