Mr. Elkes is talking BS. Hotels in Israel are so expensive that, usually, you can find cheaper vacations in Europe, even including the airfare. It's a known fact that the Hotel industry is also a "sweatshop" as they pay the lowest salaries and working conditions are abysmal. So, Mr. Elkes can go on crying all the way to the bank but he is not convincing anybody.
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from the article: Israel’s hotels finding a new rival in average Joe