NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals 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 represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. "It is exciting to once again witness an increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019," he stated. "The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country every month. It's a fantastic positive trend that we're very happy about and anticipate an upward trajectory for years to be."

Canada is poised to beat Israel's tourism arrivals, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022, and 6,600 tourists in August.

"It is exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is growing," said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not too far away from our record-setting numbers in 2019 and we anticipate that the growth in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling abroad."

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 came from the United States. Since May when the country was is now open to all tourists regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT helps promote Israel's vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of modernity and tradition. נווה פריצקי The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.


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