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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States in August 2022 that’s an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to witness a second rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers in 2019,” he stated. נווה פריצקי “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It’s a great positive change that we are happy to see and we expect an upward trend for years to come.” Canada which isn’t too far from that of the United States of America, is set to beat its tourist arrivals to Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 tourists in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at home abroad.

Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a top destination for travel. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economyand enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary attractions – each a blend of tradition & modernity. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago. For more information about the upcoming events and attractions go to the website of IMOT at For the latest information we can be found on Twitter and Facebook. נווה פריצקי