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

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

NEW YORK - September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country received 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022 that's a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 that's an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019 he stated. "The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It's a great positive trend that we're very happy about and expect an upward trend for many months to come."

Canada, not too far from the United States of America, is on track for surpassing its tourist arrivals to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 as well as 6,000 visitors in August.

"It is thrilling to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is growing," said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.

Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were from the United States. The country's official reopening to all travelers in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:

The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel's national agency for tourism creating and executing marketing and promotional programs to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT helps promote Israel's impressive assortment of cultural, historical and culinary tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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