NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire• In July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of visitors from the United States. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. נווה פריצקי That's a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. "It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019," he stated. "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 epidemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We're extremely pleased to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued upswing for the months and years to be."

Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn't far behind the United States.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel returning. We're close to reaching our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at ease abroad.


Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they have been vaccinated. The country has already hosted over 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's main tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to promote Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to help support the Israeli economy as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's incredible range of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect combination of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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