Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from the year before.

“It is thrilling to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019.” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It’s a great positive shift that we are happy to see and we expect an upward trend for many months to follow.”

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

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel rebounding. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי “We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We expect that this increase will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 of them were from the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism agency. It is accountable for promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economy, and to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical and culinary places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago. נווה פריצקי For more information about the upcoming events, check out IMOT’s website at To receive the most recent news, join us on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.