Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a four percent increase over 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. This is a positive trend that we’re happy to see and we anticipate an increase in the many months to be.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourism numbers in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is exciting to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is booming.” “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain comfortable travelling abroad.”

In the year 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 vaccination status in May, the country has already seen over 600,400 US tourists.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements marketing and promotion initiatives to help make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. For more information about forthcoming events and attractions in Israel Please visit the IMOT website at נווה פריצקי For the most up-to-date news, join us on Twitter, Instagram as well as Pinterest.