Jerusalem is a destination unmatched in historical and religious significance. Considered the world’s holiest city, a visit to Jerusalem can be an emotional, spiritual event. However, even if you’re not visiting for religious reasons, you’ll find the experience enriching and memorable. From the Old City’s four quarters — Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Armenian — to the New City with its nightlife, museums and culinary scene, there’s always something to capture your attention.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Israel earned its place on my bucket list of must-see destinations for one main reason: the Dead Sea. I was convinced the sea’s curative and restorative effects would help me win, once and for all, my years-long battle with a skin ailment. However, my whole experience in the country revived me, surprising me and mystifying me at every turn. You feel the gravity and the history everywhere, and modernity works in conjunction with ancient powers. Perhaps the best example is Jaffa, an ancient port still relevant in übermodern and chic Tel Aviv.