Topic: Pilgrimage

2010 saw the country’s highest numbers ever, with nearly 3.5 million tourists arriving from around the world. Better than one in every six of these visitors–about 625,000–came from the U.S., making it Israel’s largest international tourism market.
With so many things to see and do, Cologne is a visitor’s paradise. More than 100 million visitors converge on the city each year, many on a pilgrimage to the iconic Cologne Cathedral. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is Germany’s most visited attraction, so tell your clients to expect large crowds throughout the year. It’s also possible to wander through Cologne quietly, stopping by at its ancient Roman ruins, pretty squares and fountains, and impressive monuments.
Discover how agents, ever alert to the clients’ sensitivities and preferences, go about tapping the $18 billion religious travel market.