Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers United States

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NEW YORK - Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists were in Israel during August 2022.

נווה פריצקי "It is so thrilling to witness a new increase in tourism to 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 number one market for travel to Israel prior to the COVID-19 epidemic was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're so happy to see this positive change and we anticipate an upswing for the months and years to come."

Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, isn't far from the United States.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not too far away from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident traveling across the globe."

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims increase awareness of Israel as a tourist destination and boost the economy. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the impressive variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional mix of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

Visit IMOT's websiteat for information on forthcoming events. Get the latest updates through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram.