Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States has been the most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month. Canada is in the process, as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August saw 6,600.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling abroad.” Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in the year 2019 including 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are vaccination-free. נווה פריצקי Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism agency responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to help boost the economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions – each perfect mix of tradition and modernity. נווה פריצקי North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

For information on forthcoming events and attractions in Israel you can visit IMOT’s site at For the most up-to-date information we can be found on Twitter and Facebook.