Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourists arriving from the United States. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% growth over 2019.

"It is thrilling to see yet another increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers of 2019" stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי "The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We're thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upswing for the many months and years to be."

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is on track for surpassing its tourist arrivals to Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel rebounding. We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more at home in Israel.

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country reopened to all travelers regardless of 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 designing and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT operates in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional combination of modernity, tradition 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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