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

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further rise in tourism to Israel from America, which is already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourism entry numbers every month. We’re so happy to see such a positive shift and we anticipate an upward trajectory for years and months to follow.”

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022, Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August saw the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is rebounding.” “We aren’t too far from our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that the growth in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019, with 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they have been vaccinated. It has already hosted over 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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