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    NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from the year before.

    Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. He said, “It’s so exciting to again see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries month after month; We’re so happy to see this positive change and anticipate a steady upswing for the many months and years to be.”

    Canada, not too far behind the United States of America, is set to beat its tourist arrivals to Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 as well as 6,000 August.

    Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was thrilling to see Canada’s tourism to Israel rebounding. “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

    In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to everyone regardless of their the status of their vaccination in May this year The country has seen more than 600,400 US visitors.

    Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s national agency for tourism planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to promote Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions – each perfect mix of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

    For more information about the upcoming events and attractions that are scheduled in Israel, please visit IMOT’s website at נווה פריצקי For the most up-to-date information we can be found on Twitter and Facebook.

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