Probe launched on ‚Travel Palestine‘ ad omitting Israel

09.01.2011                      4.Shevat, 5771


Probe launched on 'Travel Palestine' ad omitting Israel

UK advertising regulator inundated with complaints over text in "National Geographic" ad which seems to blot out Israel's existence.

Britain’s advertising regulator has launched an investigation following a barrage of complaints over a “Travel Palestine” advert in this month’s National Geographic magazine which appears to blot out the existence of the State of Israel.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent regulator of advertising across all media, told The Jerusalem Post on Friday that in the last few days it had received 60 complaints about the advert – published by the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, “the official website for tourism in Palestine” – which appeared in National Geographic’s Traveller magazine….