NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswirein July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. נווה פריצקי Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019. "It is so thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers of 2019," said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. It's a fantastic positive trend that we're pleased to witness and expect an upward trend for years to be."

Canada is poised to surpass Israel's arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians are more comfortable at home when they travel abroad.

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world 969,600 of whom came from the United States, and since the country's official opening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May The country has received over 600,400 US tourists.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to support Israel's economy and also diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel's vast range of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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