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15 September 2022

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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. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי The country received 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before, and 71,000 total travelers from the United States in August 2022 that's an increase of 13% from 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, "It's so exciting to once more see an rise in tourism to Israel from America, which is already exceeding or even surpassing the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019". "The United States has been our most important source of tourism for Israel inbound. Before the COVID-19 outbreak we had record number of Israeli tourism entries each month.

Just like the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel by 7,200 tourists in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August. Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We're close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at home in Israel.

Israel received more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country's official reopening to all travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's tourism authority, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to help boost the economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable array of historical, cultural culinary, and religious attractions which are all a delightful combination of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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