Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and august. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our top destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we had record number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to see an improvement in the trend, and we expect it to continue for many months and years.”

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel growing. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at ease in Israel.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019 including 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are immunized. The country has already hosted more than 600,000. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to in promoting Israel as a destination for tourists and increase the economy. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary experiences that blend tradition & modernity. The North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

For more information about the upcoming events and attractions that are scheduled in Israel Please visit the IMOT site at Keep up with us on Twitter, Twitter and Instagram for the most current news.