Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are thrilled to witness this change and are expecting a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We believe that this trend will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in 2019 including 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they have been immunized. The country already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It plans and implements promotions and marketing activities to help make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to support Israel’s economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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