Hotels in outlying areas of Israel are readying for an influx of guests in the event of war with Iraq. During the 1991 Persian Gulf War, residents of the Tel Aviv area fleeing Iraqi Scud missile attacks moved into hotels outside the center of the country. Hotels in areas considered at less risk of an Iraqi missile attack, such as Jerusalem and southern Israel, said they had received inquiries about the possibility of making down payments to secure space, the Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported.
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