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    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 in July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four% increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

    Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to once again witness an growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry each month. This is a positive shift that we are happy to see and we anticipate an increase in the years to be.”

    Canada is not far from the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in visitors in August.

    Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is booming.” “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain confident about traveling abroad.”

    Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were Americans. Israel’s official opening for travellers from May 2018. The country has already welcomed more than 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

    Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to help support the Israeli economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible variety of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary attractions – each a blend of both modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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