Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019, he added. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We’re thrilled to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued increase in the coming many months and years to follow.”

Not far behind the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. נווה פריצקי We expect that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, 969,600 of which were from the United States. נווה פריצקי Since May that year, when Israel is now open to all tourists, regardless of their vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

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