NEW YORK - Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, "It's so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019". נווה פריצקי "The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to witness this change and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years.

Canada with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn't far behind the United States.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that "it is thrilling to observe how Canada's travel to Israel is rebounding." נווה פריצקי We're close to reaching our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more at ease abroad.


Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which originated from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism authority. It is accountable for promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a popular tourist destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and diversify and enhance visitors' experience. IMOT highlights Israel's incredible range of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary attractions that blend both modernity and tradition. נווה פריצקי The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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