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ETS Tours Introduces 2023 Line-Up of Faith-Based Cruises

ETS Tours Introduces 2023 Line-Up of Faith-Based Cruises with Bonus Inclusions, 20% Commission on Select Programs, and Training Webinar for Advisors

Incentive Bonus Inclusions, 20% Commission on Select Programs, and Training Webinar for Advisors



LAKELAND, FL – (April 18, 2022) – Leading Faith-based tour operator, ETS Tours, today announced the launch of its vast 2023 faith-based cruises program along with a training webinar for travel advisors and group planners on how to effectively sell these diverse travel experiences throughout the Mediterranean, Alaska, Canada, North America, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Holy Land, and beyond. In addition, the company is offering a special commission incentive on select 2023 cruises.


ETS Tours is pleased to help travel advisors boost their income with an aggressive commission structure that typically offers 15% commission and one free tour conductor space for every 10 paid guests.  Plus, the company is now offering 20% commission on select 2023 standard cruises booked now through July 31st (no free tour-conductor spaces and other restrictions apply).


As part of the comprehensive service and support provided by the travel brand, every ETS Tours cruise includes the whole package –cruise, airfare, transfers, select shore excursions, expert local guides, and more.  Uniquely, ETS Tours also features hospitality staff onboard the ship to assist with welcoming guests, gathering in meeting spaces, acclimating to the vessel, and helping with needs that may arise throughout the cruise.

“Faith-based travel is known to be one of the fastest sectors to bounce back in tough times – making it the optimal time for travel advisors to learn how to tap into this extremely lucrative segment of travel,” said James Ridgway, CEO of ETS Tours. “Equally as important for many of today’s travelers, when it comes to cruises, the fact that we take care of every detail and feature hospitality staff onboard to virtually ‘hold their hands’ every step of the way throughout their travels makes booking faith-based cruise experiences even more appealing to today’s travelers and gives them extra peace of mind that they can book and travel now.”


Beyond all of the worry-free advantages for travelers and the increased perks for agents, the addition of faith-based activities and excursions add an increased level of loyalty-building and group camaraderie.  ETS’ cruises include special activities and seminars by leaders, many considered prominent in their fields, such as clergy, motivational speakers, comedians, authors, musicians, scholars, and more. Further, for the highly anticipated Oberammergau Passion Play that was delayed in 2020, ETS has chartered several AMAWaterways river cruise ships in preparation. These journeys highlight the Christian heritage of Europe and take guests to the Bavarian village for its world-famous production.


“Truly, there’s no better way to build fellowship than through meaningful journeys to sacred places around the globe – and that translates effectively into long-term relationships and loyal clients that will typically book their travels with you again and again,” said Ridgway.


Known as the experts in faith-based travel established in 1974, ETS Tours has launched a robust webinar-based training program to help travel advisors tap into this $50–$100 billion industry. The next installment of its webinar series will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 3 PM EST where ETS Tours will launch its 2023 cruise products and give travel advisors the valued opportunity to learn from representatives from Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, and AMAWaterways. To register for the next training webinar, visit or join at live via



About ETS Tours

Established in 1974, ETS has led over 350,000 people on Faith-based trips in over 45 years of business. In addition to the Holy Land, ETS offers Faith-based cruises following the Journeys of Paul, Marriage and Women’s retreats at sea, Fellowship cruises, European Tours, River Cruises and more. ETS has served thousands of pastors and churches throughout the U.S. and abroad. Many denominational leaders have seen the difference a tour to the Holy Land can make in their clergy members and have organized annual tours with ETS.  To learn more about how to tap into the $50-$100 billion faith-based travel segment, visit, call 1-800-929-4387, or email [email protected].