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

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

NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four% increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to observe an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he said. "The United States has been our largest destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 we had been celebrating record-breaking figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is on track to surpass Israel's arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada's tourism to Israel rebounding. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening to everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May of this year, the country has already witnessed more than 600,400 US tourists.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism authority. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to establish Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to in promoting Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase the economy. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious - each a wonderful combination of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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