Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism The numbers come from the United States

Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That's 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is exciting to witness a second growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019," he stated. "The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry each month. This is a positive trend that we're pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for months to follow."

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August witnessed the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. "We aren't too far from our record 2019 numbers and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more at ease traveling abroad."

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

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel is responsible for preparing and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT seeks to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel's economy, and to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the impressive range of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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