Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates recordbreaking tourist entry The numbers from the United States

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NEW YORK - Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of tourists from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. "The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are thrilled to witness this positive change and expect it to continue for many months and years."

Canada is poised to surpass Israel's arrivals in tourist numbers 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see the Canadian tourism industry to Israel rebounding. "We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that this increase in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling abroad."

Israel received more than 4.6 million international visitors in the year 2019, with 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all visitors, regardless whether they're vaccination-free. The country already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's tourism authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotional initiatives to make Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT seeks to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel's economyand enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT promotes Israel's incredible variety of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary attractions - each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North America has IMOT offices located in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

For more information about upcoming attractions and events in Israel you can visit IMOT's website at Stay up-to-date through our social media channels on Twitter or Instagram.