Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

נווה פריצקי “It is so thrilling to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers in 2019” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to witness this change and expect an ongoing upward trend for months, and possibly years. Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August is not much behind the United States.

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at home in Israel.

Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible range of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

For more information on the upcoming events and attractions that are scheduled in Israel, visit IMOT’s website at נווה פריצקי For the latest information, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.