Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire• In July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of visitors from America. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. "It is thrilling to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019," he stated. "The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record numbers of Israel's tourism entry each month.

Just like in the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourism numbers in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad."

Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which originated from the United States. Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's national tourism agency. It is in charge of marketing and promotional initiatives in order to position Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to support Israel's economy as well as to diversify and enhance visitors' experience. IMOT highlights Israel's amazing variety of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect 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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