Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re so happy to see an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an upward trajectory for many months and years to come.”

Canada is not far from the United States of America, is poised to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 as well as 6,000 August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. נווה פריצקי “We are not far from our record in 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.” In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already received more than 600,400 US visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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