Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswirein July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019 he stated. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourism entry month after month. It’s a great positive change that we are very happy about and expect an upward trend for many months to come.”

Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t too far from the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re close to reaching our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at ease in Israel.

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

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to help boost the economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural and culinary places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. נווה פריצקי The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. For details on forthcoming events and activities in Israel Visit IMOT’s website at Follow us on Twitter, Twitter & Instagram for the most up-to-date updates.