Thanks to certain contacts in the highest circles, which I am naturally unable to specify, I am able to bring the Forum some exclusive tourism-related scoops on this special day. Please treat this information as strictly confidential.
If any other Forum users have their own scoops to add, that would be most useful.
Responding to criticism that hotel prices in Israel are unreasonably high, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism is now offering second mortgages to potential visitors in order to enable them to make that once-in-a-lifetime visit to the Holy Land.
Two Norwegian visitors were questioned for three hours at Ben Gurion Airport before finally being reprimanded and allowed to leave Israel. Their offense: visiting Jerusalem first and then Tel Aviv. A security spokesman commented, “Don’t these guys read the Trip Advisor forum?”
A group of 50 Ukrainians cancelled their planned visit to Israel. The group leader explained, “We heard that a tile fell off a roof somewhere in Israel and injured a cat. We’ll stay in Ukraine where’s it’s nice and safe.”
A fervent lover of Israel who spends some 42.66687 percent of his time in the country demanded to undergo a longer security interview before leaving Israel. “I would gladly spend my entire visit undergoing questioning if that’s what the spotty 20-year-old kid thinks is best for Israel,” he proclaimed.