Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

“It is so thrilling to see yet another increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and are expecting an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is so exciting to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is rebounding.” We’re close to reaching our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already received more than 600,400 US travelers. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a top destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable variety of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto. For details on upcoming events and attractions in Israel Visit IMOT’s website at To get the latest information, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.