The Gospel Tour, off the beaten track
Most tourists in Israel travel in organized groups and spend their money where their guides tell them to. Entrepreneur Maoz Inon believes the future of tourism is independent travel – even if the Tourism Ministry hasn’t reached the same conclusion.
When tourists arrive at one of the hostels owned by Maoz Inon in Jerusalem or Nazareth, their passports are checked for entry stamps to Syria or Lebanon. At the airport, that stamp will earn you an extensive interrogation. At Inon’s hostels, it will get you a free night’s stay. Why?