FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Melanie Gravdal
GLOBUS INVITES TRAVELERS TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF THE JUBILEE IN 2016
LITTLETON, Colorado – June 24, 2015 – The time to reflect and rejoice is anytime; the time for Americans to travel to reaffirm their beliefs is now. With Pope Francis declaring 2016 a Jubilee of Mercy, the upcoming months are sure to bring historic moments of grace, compassion and joy. And no one can get travelers closer to the Holy Doors and open arms of the world during this time than the Globus family of brands.
“We’ve created a variety of inspirational itineraries that lead you to the world’s most treasured shrines, including the four holy doors of Rome’s papal basilicas – all to be open during this special time,” said Mindy Alexander, director of emerging markets for the Globus family of brands. “Through our faith vacations, we’re inviting travelers to explore the roots of the Vatican, walk in the footsteps of spiritual leaders and celebrate the lives of Saints.”
With eight decades of experience and a passion for travel, Globus’ and Cosmos’ faith-based vacations lead travelers to the intersection of rejuvenation and adoration, while offering the perfect trinity of faith, fellowship and fun. In 2016, Globus and Cosmos are providing travelers two opportunities to celebrate the joy of the Jubilee in Italy:
- Globus’ Grand Catholic Italy (10 days from Rome to Venice): Enjoy 10 days in Italy, with guided visits to such religious destinations as St. John Lataran Basilica, St. Mary Major Basilica, the Holy Stairs, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, St. Mary of the Angels Basilica, Monastery of St. Damian, Basilica of St. Dominic, Santa Maria Novella Basilica, Santa Croce Basilica, Basilica of St. Anthony and more.
- Cosmos’ Spiritual Highlights of Italy (9 days from Rome to Rome): This 9-day tour of the spiritual highlights of Italy includes visits to the four major basilicas in Rome: St. Paul Outside the Walls, St. Mary Major Basilica, St. John Lateran Basilica and St.Peter’s Square and Baslilica. This tour also features included visits to Pietrelcina, San Giovani Rotondo, Shrine of Monte Sant’Angelo, Lanciano (to see the Eucharistic Miracle), St. Clare in Assisi and more.Mass is included throughout BOTH itineraries as well as an opportunity to attend the Papal Audience.
Consumers can book a Globus family of brands vacation or request brochures by visiting a preferred travel agent or by calling the following toll free number: 1.866.313.2855. For more information, please visit www.globusfamily.com. Travel agents can request brochures by calling toll free 1.800.221.0090 or visiting www.globusfamilypartner.com.
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