Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over the year before.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was thrilling to witness a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019 he stated. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. This is a positive trend that we’re happy to see and we anticipate an upward trajectory for years to follow.”

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in visitors in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record for 2019 and we expect that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more confident about traveling across the globe.” Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

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