Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry Numbers From the United States

NEW YORK - Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States is our top destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are thrilled to have witnessed such a positive shift, and we expect it to continue for a long time."

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. It 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 the Canadian tourism industry to Israel growing. We're close to reaching 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 when they travel abroad.

נווה פריצקי Israel received more visitors from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were American. Israel's official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has welcomed more than 600,400 US travellers since that time.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism agency. It is accountable for promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT highlights Israel's incredible array of cultural, historical, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations - each a blend of tradition & modernity. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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