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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are thrilled to see such a positive shift and expect this trend to last for a long time.”

Just like the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see Canada’s tourism to Israel growing. “We are not far off our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians continue to feel more confident about traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official opening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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