Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans in July 2022. נווה פריצקי This was a 4 percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for months to be.”

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August is not far behind the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record in 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May, the country has already received more than 600,400 US visitors.

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