Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over 2019. Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are thrilled to have witnessed an improvement in the trend, and we expect it to continue throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t much behind the United States.

“It is thrilling to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re still not far away from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.” In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May of this year, the country has already seen more than 600,400 US visitors.

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