Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and august. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

“It is thrilling to see yet another increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers every month. We’re so happy to see an improvement in the trend and anticipate a steady upswing for the many months and years to be.”

נווה פריצקי Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is so exciting to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is booming.” “We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident about traveling across the globe.”

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination for travel. IMOT seeks to increase tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT works in Israel to promote the impressive range of religious and cultural places of interest – each offering a distinct mix of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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