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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already exceeding or even surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we had been celebrating record-breaking number of Israeli tourism entries each month.

Canada, not too far behind that of the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in visitors in August. נווה פריצקי “It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more confident traveling across the globe.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were American. Israel’s official reopening for all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has already welcomed more than 600,400 US travellers since that time.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority responsible for preparing and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travel. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to boost the economy of Israel and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions – each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto. For more information about forthcoming events and activities, visit IMOT’s website at Get the latest updates by following us on Twitter or Instagram.