Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating recordbreaking tourism Entry Numbers United States

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NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire-- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That's 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is thrilling to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of 2019," he stated. "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we saw record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are thrilled to have witnessed this positive change and anticipate it to continue for many months and years."

Canada, not too far from the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in tourists in August.

"It is exciting to see how Canada's tourism to Israel is rebounding," said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We're still not far from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this surge in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad."

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May this year Israel has witnessed more than 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism organization. It is accountable for promotions and marketing in order to position Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions - each a wonderful combination of modernity and tradition. North America's IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. נווה פריצקי Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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