Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of visitors from the United States. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. נווה פריצקי This was a 4 percent increase over 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was exciting to observe the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019, he said. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are extremely happy to witness this positive change and expect it to continue for a long time.”

Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at ease when they travel abroad.

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening to all travelers was May 2018. Israel has received over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

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