NEW YORK - Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in the months of July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is thrilling to see a new growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019," he stated. "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 epidemic was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're extremely pleased to witness this positive change and we anticipate an upward trajectory for many months and years to follow."

Canada which isn't too far from that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass the tourist numbers to Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 as well as 6,000 August.

"It is thrilling to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is booming," said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are still not far away from our record 2019 numbers and we expect that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel abroad."

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since the country's official opening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May Israel has received more than 600,400 US visitors.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's tourist authority. It develops and executes promotions and marketing activities to create Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel's incredible variety of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary attractions - each a blend of tradition & modernity. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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