Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry The Numbers Come From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022, an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from America, already exceeding or even surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It’s a great positive shift that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the years to be.”

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

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s amazing to see the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for any traveler regardless of vaccination status in May, the country has already received over 600,400 US tourists.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel, is responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to boost its economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Visit IMOT’s website, to find out more information about forthcoming events. נווה פריצקי Follow us on Twitter, Twitter & Instagram for the most up-to-date updates.