Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. נווה פריצקי “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entry each month. It’s a great positive shift that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the many months to be.”

Canada is home to 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t much from the United States.

נווה פריצקי 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 growing.” “We are not far from our record in 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling across the globe.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US travelers since then.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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