Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to witness a second increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic that was in the news, we had record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to witness this change and anticipate a steady upward trend for months or even years.

Canada is in the process, as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August was a record 6,000.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they have been vaccinated. The country has already hosted more than 600,000.

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