Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -new record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022, an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry each month. It’s a fantastic positive trend that we’re very happy about and expect an upward trend for years to follow.”

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn’t too far from the United States. Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is growing.” We are close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already witnessed over 600,400 US visitors. Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is in charge of planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to help support the Israeli economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary experiences which are all a mix of both modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

For more information on forthcoming events, go to IMOT’s website at For the most up-to-date information, follow us on Twitter, Instagram as well as Pinterest.