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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 during the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from the year before.

    Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to observe an increase in tourism to Israel coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019, he added. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. נווה פריצקי Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to witness this change and anticipate a steady upward trend for months and even years.

    Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 in August is not much from the United States.

    “It is thrilling to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t too far from our record numbers for 2019 and we anticipate that this increase in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain confident about traveling abroad.”

    Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international visitors in 2019, with 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are immunized. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

    Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT strives to promote Israel as a tourist destination and boost economic growth. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious – each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

    For more information about forthcoming events, go to IMOT’s website at israel.travel. For the most up-to-date updates, follow us on Twitter, Instagram, as well as Pinterest.