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    NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which is an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over 2019.

    “It is thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our top market for Israel’s inbound tourism. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we had record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are extremely happy to see this positive change, and we expect this trend to last for many months and years.”

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

    Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re still not far from our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel abroad.”

    נווה פריצקי Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 were of the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

    Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT seeks to increase tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economy, and to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast range of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations – each a blend of tradition & modernity. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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