Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and august. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

“It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers in 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this shift and anticipate an ongoing upward trend for months or even years.

Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s amazing to see how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” We are close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at home in Israel.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

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