Tel Aviv tops NY for Best Gay City

Israeli city, Tel Aviv has been voted the World’s Best Gay City of 2011, beating out New York for the top title.

According to a competition conducted by American Airlines and gaycities.com, the Israeli city won 43 percent of overall votes, while New York was left in the number two position with only 14 percent.

“Tel Aviv, which is renowned for its open and liberal LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual) society, hosts an annual Gay Pride Parade and other events which attract LGBT tourists from all over the world,” a statement released by the Israel Trade Commission read.

This year the Gay Pride Parade is expected to draw in up to 100,000 attendees with up to 5,000 tourists from the UK, USA, Germany, Holland, France and Russia.

Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J
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