Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 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. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to see a new growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and expect a steady upward trend for months or even years.

Canada is also on track, like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. נווה פריצקי The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a top destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to help boost the economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto. For details on upcoming events and attractions in Israel go to IMOT’s site at Get the latest updates through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram.