Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Before the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to see this shift and expect a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Canada, not too far from that of the United States of America, is set to beat the number of tourists visiting Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in tourists in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re not too far away from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May this year Israel has witnessed over 600,400 US visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It is responsible for planning and executing promotions and marketing actions to help make Israel an ideal destination for travel. נווה פריצקי IMOT seeks to boost tourism to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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