Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau, went on a professional tour of Ariel together with Mayor Eliyahu Shviro and Chairman of the Ariel Beiteinu faction, Pavel Polvo. Over the course of the tour Landau said, “Ariel is the capital of Samaria from time immemorial. It is a beautiful city with a breathtakingly beautiful environment. It has the potential to become a mainstay of tourism.”
Eliyahu Shviro, Ariel’s mayor, said that they receive many tourists from abroad who come to experience Ariel’s beauty and learn her fascinating history, but that the emphasis should be placed on domestic tourism. Landau promised that the Ministry of Tourism would do all they can to help them realize their goals.