Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Indicators From the United States NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals in Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. נווה פריצקי This represents an increase of 13% over the year before.


Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי "It is exciting to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. נווה פריצקי Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019," he stated. "The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and are expecting a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August isn't far behind the United States.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at ease when they travel abroad.

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel is now open to all tourists, 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, Israel's national agency for tourism designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to advertise Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel as well as enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT highlights Israel's vast variety of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary attractions - each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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