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    NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of visitors from the United States who visited Israel during the months of 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% more than 2019.

    Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, which is already exceeding or even surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. נווה פריצקי “The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are thrilled to see such a positive shift, and we expect this trend to last for many months and years.”

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

    “It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this increase in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more confident about travelling abroad.”

    Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 came from the United States. Since May when the country was is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

    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 that position Israel as a top travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to help support the Israeli economy as well as to diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect combination of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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