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 American tourists during July 2022. נווה פריצקי It was a 4 percent increase over the year before and 71,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he added. "The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking numbers of tourists entering the country month after month. It's a great positive change that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the many months to be."

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022, and 6,000 visitors in tourists in August.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that "it is so exciting to watch how Canada's tourist to Israel is growing." "We are not too far away from our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable traveling across the globe."

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 were from the United States. The country's official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel's tourism agency is responsible for preparing and executing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a top destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT helps promote Israel's vast array of historical, cultural and culinary tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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