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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States has been our largest destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we had record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel every month.

נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed its tourism numbers in Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6000 in August. נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

Israel received more tourists from around the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already welcomed over 600,400 US travelers since then.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements promotions and marketing initiatives to help make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT aims to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economy, and to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. For more information about upcoming events, visit IMOT’s site at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date with the latest information.