Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry From the USA

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06 October 2022

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NEW YORK - Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is exciting to once again witness an growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of 2019," he stated. "The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to witness this change and expect an upward trend that will continue for months or even years.

Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, is not far from the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that "it's thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding." "We are not far off our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that this increase in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad."

Israel received more tourists from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of these were American. Israel's official reopening to travellers from May 2018. The country has welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect combination of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

For more information about forthcoming events and activities go to the website of IMOT at נווה פריצקי Get the latest updates through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram.