Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Counts 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. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was thrilling to witness a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. נווה פריצקי In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry month after month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for months to come.”

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that “it is thrilling to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is rebounding.” “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We believe that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were American. Israel’s official opening for all tourists was in May of 2018. Israel has been home to more than 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a top travel destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing array of cultural, historical and culinary, religious and culinary experiences that blend tradition & modernity. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago. For more information on the upcoming events and attractions go to the website of IMOT at For the most up-to-date information, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.