Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over the year before.

“It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel prior to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced, we had record-breaking tourist numbers each month. We’re extremely pleased to witness this positive change and we anticipate an upswing for the months and years to be.” Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are still not away from our record-setting 2019 numbers and we expect that this surge in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the world.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May Israel has seen over 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives in order to position Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and improve and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT helps promote Israel’s impressive assortment of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto. נווה פריצקי Visit the IMOT website at for details about forthcoming events. Stay up-to-date through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram