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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of travelers 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, an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to see this positive shift and anticipate a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Canada which isn’t too far from the United States of America, is set to beat its tourist arrivals to Israel. It had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” “We are not too far away from our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more confident about traveling internationally.”

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

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
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