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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022Record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an upward trajectory for years and months to follow.”

Canada is on track to beat Israel’s tourism arrivals, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are getting close to our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this trend will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. נווה פריצקי The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism agency. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economy, and to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural and culinary places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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