Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry Numbers from USA

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4% increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

נווה פריצקי “It is so thrilling to see yet another increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. נווה פריצקי In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It’s a fantastic positive shift that we are happy to see and we anticipate an upward trajectory for years to come.”

Canada which isn’t too far behind the United States of America, is poised to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in visitors in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. “We are near our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this increase will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

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

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