Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to once again witness an growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our top destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. נווה פריצקי Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel each month. We are so happy to witness such a positive shift and expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada is also on track, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August witnessed the number increase to 6,000.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming.” We are still not far away from our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel abroad.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. The country has welcomed over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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