Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry From the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry month after month. This is a positive trend that we’re happy to see and we expect an upward trend for months to follow.”

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August witnessed 6,600.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. “We aren’t far off our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident about traveling abroad.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May this year Israel has witnessed over 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
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