Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It’s a fantastic positive trend that we’re very happy about and anticipate an upward trajectory for years to be.”

Canada with 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August is not far behind the United States.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re not too far from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel abroad.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official opening for travellers from May 2018. Israel has received over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
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