NEW YORK - Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of travelers from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated 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 stated. "The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to see this shift and expect a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.

Canada is in the process, as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw 6,000.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not too far away from our record 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians feel more confident traveling abroad."

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening for any traveler regardless of vaccination status in May, the country has already received over 600,400 US tourists.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's main tourism organization. It is accountable for marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost the number of tourists visiting Israel to boost its economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's amazing range of religious, cultural food, historical, and culinary tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North America's IMOT office locations are New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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