As Catholics Flock to Rome to See the New Pope, Don’t Get Swindled

Free Guide Helps Church Groups Plan an Unforgettable Spiritual Journey

With the election of a new pope, Catholic churches around the world are making plans to join the celebration. And while millions of travelers will descend on Rome in the next 18 months, planning a group trip is no easy task.

Thousands of churches rely on a free resource for planning a spiritual journey, Religious Travel Planning Guide. Now in its third edition, this how-to publication is designed for church leaders looking to lead a religious tour, pilgrimage or mission trip.

“There’s obvious excitement among the 70 million American Catholics in visiting Rome to see the pope,” said Jeff Gayduk, publisher of Religious Travel Planning Guide. “And while group travel is the preferred method of travel for congregations, planning a trip is a complex process. Our planning guide is packed full of valuable tips on working with tour operators, hotels and more.”

2013 Religious Travel Planning Guide

2013 Religious Travel Planning Guide

Using the Religious Travel Planning Guide ensures a smooth trip-planning process. From idea inception to post-trip follow-up, thousands of church groups rely on the publication and companion website to plan a memorable vacation for their members.

The guide is available free of charge in digital download format. A print version is also for sale for just $9.95 plus shipping and handling.

About Religious Travel Planning Guide
Since 2011 Religious Travel Planning Guide has provided best practices for church leaders interested in establishing a travel program for their congregation. The guide’s no-nonsense advice is culled from industry experts who have planned thousands of successful spiritual journeys. Religious Travel Planning Guide is part of the Premier Tourism Marketing family of publications.