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    NEW YORK – September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/new record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from 2019.

    Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to once again witness an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. This is a positive change that we are pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for months to come.”

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

    Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel growing. “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We expect that this increase will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.

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

    נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for creating and conducting promotional and marketing programs to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT strives to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical and culinary, religious and culinary experiences which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. North America has IMOT offices which are located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

    For more information about upcoming events, visit IMOT’s website at israel.travel. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get the most recent updates.