Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of visitors from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% growth over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States has been the most important market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Before the COVID-19 outbreak we had been celebrating record-breaking figures of the number of tourists entering Israel every month.

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are still not away from our record-setting numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.” Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 of them were from the United States. The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
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