Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry each month. It’s a great positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for many months to be.”

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי “We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. נווה פריצקי We believe that this trend will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening for everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May of this year, the country has already witnessed more than 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism authority responsible for preparing and executing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT works in Israel to help promote the stunning variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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