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    NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of visitors from the United States. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022, an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

    Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to once again witness an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our most important market for inbound tourism for Israel. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to see this positive change, and we expect it to continue for a long time.”

    Canada, which has 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August, isn’t much behind the United States.

    נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record-setting numbers in 2019. We expect that this growth will continue to grow as Canadians travel more abroad.

    Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 were of the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May was a success, with more than 600,000.

    Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:

    The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for creating and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT aims at increasing tourism to Israel to help boost the economy and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing array of cultural, religious food, historic, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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