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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswirein July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourists arriving from the United States. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourist numbers each month. We’re extremely pleased to witness this positive change and expect a continued upswing for the months and years to come.” Canada which isn’t too far from that of the United States of America, is set to beat the number of tourists visiting Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in tourists in August.

“It is so exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that the growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more at ease traveling abroad.”

Israel received more visitors from all over the world during 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official opening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has received more than 600,400 US travelers since then. Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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