Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry The numbers come from the United States

NEW YORK - Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and august. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. נווה פריצקי This is a 13% increase over the year before.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019 he stated. "The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are delighted to see this positive shift and anticipate an ongoing upward trend for months and even years.

Canada is also on track, as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August was a record 6,000.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that "it's so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering." We are still not far from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally."

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, 969,600 of which came from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

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