Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from the year before. Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019, he said. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We’re so happy to see such a positive shift and anticipate a steady increase in the coming many months and years to be.”

Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 in August is not far from the United States. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are getting close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this increase will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

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

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 top destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. For more information on forthcoming events and activities in Israel, visit IMOT’s website at Stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter or Instagram.