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/ -- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. נווה פריצקי This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to see this shift and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 in August is not much from the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that "it is thrilling to see how Canada's tourism to Israel is rebounding." We're not too away from our record-setting numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad."

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world 969,600 of whom came 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 seen over 600,400 US visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to help support the Israeli economy as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural places of interest - each offering a distinct blend of tradition, modernity, and culinary delights. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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