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25 September 2022

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NEW YORK - September 8 2022new record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States is our top destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are thrilled to see such a positive shift and expect it to continue throughout the months and years to come."

Canada is also on track, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. נווה פריצקי In July 2022, Canada had 7,200 visitors while August witnessed 6,000.

נווה פריצקי 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 rebounding. "We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally."

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since the country's official opening to any traveler regardless of vaccination status in May of this year Israel has seen over 600,400 US visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country's tourism agency responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to help boost the economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel's incredible variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical attractions - each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta. For more information about forthcoming events and activities you can visit the IMOT website at For the latest information, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook.