Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire– The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is exciting to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our number one market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are so happy to see an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last for a long time.” Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August is not much from the United States. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s amazing to see how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We aren’t far off our record in 2019 and we are anticipating that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, 969,600 of which were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization. It is accountable for promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT strives to promote Israel as a destination for tourists and increase the economy. IMOT works in Israel to promote the amazing array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique combination of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

For more information about forthcoming events and activities, visit IMOT’s website at To get the latest updates, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.