Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK - September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. 78,000 visitors 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% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

"It is so thrilling to witness a new rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019." said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to see this positive shift and are expecting a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, isn't too far from the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that "it's so exciting to witness how Canada’s tourism is rebounding." "We are not far from our record 2019 and we expect that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more confident traveling abroad."

Israel received more than 4.6 million international tourists in 2019 including 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are vaccination-free. The country has already hosted over 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's tourism authority. It plans and implements marketing and promotion activities to make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the amazing range of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and culinary delights. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

For details on forthcoming events and activities in Israel, visit IMOT's website at For the most up-to-date information we can be found on Twitter and Facebook.

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