Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are happy to see and we anticipate an increase in the months to be.”

Canada is also on track, just like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel growing. We are still not far from our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

In 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 for everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May this year, the country has already received over 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It plans and implements promotions and marketing activities to make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT aims at increasing the number of tourists visiting Israel to help boost the economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto. For information on the upcoming events and attractions that are scheduled in Israel you can visit IMOT’s site at נווה פריצקי Get the latest updates through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram