Faith Travel Providers
Many tour companies worldwide specialize in faith-based itineraries and planning services.
The following are a few examples of faith based tour operators:
American Christian Tours – Since 1984, specializing in school and family tours of Washington, DC, New York City, and other centers of America’s founding heritage.
Central Holidays – A provider since 1972 of church, ministry, and community faith travel programs in Europe and the Mediterranean. A pilgrimage tour of France, Wesley heritage in London, and a spiritual journey around Cyprus are on the tour menu.
CIE Tours International – Group and individual tours of Ireland and Britain for 80 years
Ed-Ventures, Inc. – Customized faith-based group tours and mission trips to the Holy Land, and Europe at Luther, Calvin, and Wesley sites. Paul Larsen, company president, is chair of NTA’s Faith-based Tourism Advisory Council.
Faith in Travel – specializes in customized group volunteer, pilgrimage, and fellowship trips for churches and other faith-based organizations. Example: Catholic pilgrimages to Ireland.
Faith Holidays – A division of Mayflower Tours, the family-owned and operated company has provided spiritual travel experiences for over 30 years. On the menu: Europe’s Marian shrines and Holy Land tours to benefit fundraising projects.
Faith Journeys – combines the resources of one of Switzerland’s largest travel companies with the experience and knowledge of religious travel experts to deliver travelers competitively priced Catholic and Protestant faith-based tour packages. The company has offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Globus Religious Vacations – the combination of in-depth visits and spiritual experiences at the world’s religious sites and destinations with traditional sites and activities are a Globus specialty. The Cosmos brand offers budget-friendly itineraries.
Group IST (International Specialty Travel) – Specialize in content-rich, original, thematic, educational and interactive travel programs that are tailor-made for organizations and groups. Including Journeys of Jewish Interest.
Holy Lands Sun Tours – An affiliate of Isramworld – a worldwide tour company – Holy Lands Sun Tours customizes tours for Catholic and Protestant faith leaders who want to guide their followers through a lifetime spiritual experience in Israel, Jordan, and other heritage destinations. A pastor’s fam trip is available for January, 2013.
Inspiration Cruises & Tours – Since 1981 Inspiration has served Christian ministries, speakers and artists like the Gaithers, Max Lucado, Michael W. Smith, Chuck Swindoll, David Jeremiah, Tony Evans, Greg Laurie, Kay Arthur and others by specializing in first-class Christian travel management for group travel experiences.
MTS Travel – Church, mission, humanitarian relief, and worldwide religious heritage tours
Perillo Tours – Since 1945, the Perillo Family has perfected the art of travel to Italy, and this includes group, individual and customized faith journeys. Holy Land itineraries are also in the repertoire.
Pilgrim Tours – Hundreds of scheduled departure tours including Israel, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Italy, Germany, and custom Christian programs world-wide. Faithfully serving the Christian community since 1987.
Priority Travel and Tours, Inc. – Pilgrimage and faith tours to Middle East and Europe since 1988
Regina Tours – The company began Catholic pilgrimages to Fatima, Portugal in 1985, and has since enlarged its tour programs to include Lourdes, Ireland, Israel, Rome, and Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico. Tour leaders emphasize local culture, heritage, and the church’s impact through art, music, literature and architecture.
Reformation Tours, LLC/Christian World Travel – European tours with a Christian perspective are this company’s specialty. Heroes of the faith including Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, and Wesley are featured in the company’s church heritage itineraries. Custom “roots” tours like a recent one that focused on French Huguenot history are available.
Select International Tours and Cruises – Veteran planner of worldwide custom pilgrimages for Catholic and Protestant believers, youth trips and travel fund-raising programs
Tauck World Discovery
Luxury travel programs to the Middle East and Europe include religious heritage components
Trafalgar Tours USA
Group and custom value-based travel programs for 65 years to Europe and the Middle East
Group and custom worldwide Catholic tours since 1957
Witte Travel & Tours
Pilgrimage, study, and adventure programs for church groups, families and individuals for three decades
Ya’lla Tours USA, Inc.
Religious and pilgrimage tours to Mediterranean destinations since 1993