Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was exciting to see the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We’re extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upward trajectory for many months and years to come.”

Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourism numbers in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s thrilling to observe how tourism in Canada is recovering.” We’re not too far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this surge in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling across the world.”

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel is now open to all tourists, regardless of their vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotion actions to help make Israel the top destination for tourists. נווה פריצקי IMOT aims at increasing the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing array of cultural, historical and culinary, religious and culinary destinations which are all a mix of both modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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