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 the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. 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 for North America. “It is thrilling to see a new rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are thrilled to have witnessed this positive change, and we expect it to continue throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see tourism from Canada to Israel rebounding. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at home in Israel.

Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official opening for travellers from May 2018. The country has already welcomed more than 600,400 US travellers since that time.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel as well as enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast array of cultural, religious food, historic, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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