Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. נווה פריצקי This is a four percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. 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 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to witness this change and expect an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw 6,000. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” We are still not far away from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the world.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million international visitors in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they have been vaccinated. It has already hosted over 600,000.

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The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism organization responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT strives to in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and boost the economy. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical attractions – each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto. Visit IMOT’s websiteat for details about upcoming events. For the latest news follow us on Twitter and Facebook.