Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK - Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. "It is exciting to see a new growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of 2019," he stated. "The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 epidemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're thrilled to witness such a positive shift and anticipate a steady upswing for the years and months to follow."

Just like in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more at home when they travel abroad.

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were Americans. Israel's official opening for travellers from May 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism agency. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination and to boost economic growth. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's amazing range of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary places of interest - each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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