NEW YORK - September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/new record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. It was a four percent increase over 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.
"It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels in 2019" stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel and prior to the COVID-19 epidemic was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and anticipate a steady increase in the coming many months and years to follow."
Canada which isn't too far behind that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 visitors in August.
"It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming," said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We're not too far from our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the world."
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country's official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.
Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel's economyand improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's amazing range of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary places of interest - each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.
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