Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry From the United States NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי He stated, "It's so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already reaching or surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019". "The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upward trajectory for many months and years to be."

Canada is home to 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, is not far from the United States.

"It is thrilling to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is booming," said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We're close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at home abroad.

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless if they are immunized. The country already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

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The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's tourism authority. It is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to help make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT is aiming to in promoting Israel as a tourist destination and boost the economy. IMOT highlights Israel's vast range of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary attractions - each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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