Tel Aviv is the second largest city in Israel, located on the Mediterranean coastline in central-west Israel. Tel Aviv is a global city, alongside cities such as Berlin and San Francisco. Known as "The City That Never Sleeps", it is a popular international tourist destination, renowned for its 24-hour culture, beaches, bars, restaurants, cafés, parks, shopping, cosmopolitan lifestyle, and landmark neighborhoods.
Tel Aviv is an economic hub, home to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, corporate offices and research and development centers. It is the country’s financial capital and a major performing arts and business center. Tel Aviv has the second-largest economy in the Middle East. In 2010, Knight Frank’s world city survey ranked it 34th globally.
Tel Aviv has been named the third "hottest city for 2011" (behind only New York City and Tangier) by Lonely Planet, third-best in the Middle East and Africa by Travel and Leisure magazine (behind only Cape Town and Jerusalem), and the ninth-best beach city in the world by National Geographic. In many surveys, Tel Aviv has been ranked as one of the top destinations in the world.
Tel-Aviv is where Israel's transformation from a stretch of farmland into a high-tech wonder started over two decades ago. The first startup boom took place in the 1990s, but during the past several years, a new generation of startups has begun to emerge, transforming Tel-Aviv into an oasis of creativity and innovation, labeled by Wired Magazine as one of the "Hottest Startup Capitals" and ranked by Globe and Mail as the most creative city in the world. With more than 4,000 active technology startups and numerous R&D centers for world-renowned technology giants, including Intel, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, Tel-Aviv is a genuine hot bed of innovation for creative and knowledge-based industries. Tel-Aviv boasts more entrepreneurs and VC funding per capita than anywhere else on Earth. The diversity of the city's economic fabric covers a vast array of high-tech industry clusters and the full spectrum of the high-tech life cycle, from grassroots startups to multinational superpowers.
Some of the following links can be helpful:
Everything you want to know or want to do in Tel-Aviv: http://www.visit-tlv.com/
Things you can do in Tel-Aviv: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g293984-Activities-Tel_Aviv_Tel_Aviv_District.html
Tel-Aviv night life guide: http://www.telavivguide.net/Tel_Aviv_Nightlife/
Range of attractions in Tel-Aviv: http://www.telavivgreeter.com/tel-aviv-attractions/