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NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He stated, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, which is already in the process of surpassing or exceeding the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic there was a record-breaking number of tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to see this shift and anticipate a steady upward trend for months and even years.

Canada is in the process, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August was a record 6,600.

“It is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad. Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 of them were of the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to promote Israel as a top travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s incredible array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions that are each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. נווה פריצקי The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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