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

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

NEW YORK - September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That's 13% growth over 2019.

"It is so exciting to witness a new rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers in 2019," stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers every month.  נווה פריצקי We're thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upward trajectory for months and years to follow."

Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that "it's so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering." We're still not far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel across the world."

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country's officially reopening to travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's tourism authority, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT works in Israel to help promote the stunning array of cultural and religious attractions - each a unique combination of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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