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Todd & Pam F.
Taylor Ridge, IL
My wife and I were truly impressed from the time we landed in Tel Aviv Israel to the time we left Israel.
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We just got back from touring Israel with the Turning Point ministries tour. My wife and I were truly impressed from the time we landed in Tel Aviv Israel to the time we left Israel. Inspiration Cruises truly knows how to run a vacation for large groups. We were impressed by the wonderful staff of Inspiration Cruises in answering all questions we had, setting up bus service, dinners, tour leaders. We thank you for being meticulous in all areas of the Israel tour. See you again on our next tour and yes we will tell many people about your organization! Sincerely, Todd & Pam
Mark S.
San Diego
...Best trip we've been on.
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Just returned from the Turning Point Holy Land Tour, best trip we've been on. Thank you for your attention to detail, it must be very challenging with a group that size but everything went very smoothly and we were able to focus on learning and absorbing every moment in the land. May God bless your efforts to facilitate life changing events.
Virginia P.
Pasadena, CA
My husband and I had a wonderful time. The trip was absolutely perfect. We love Israel!
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        "We just want to tell you how much we enjoyed the tour to Israel. Thank you for all your hard work, it paid off. My husband and I had a wonderful time. The trip was absolutely perfect. We love Israel! We feel changed after visiting Israel. What a beautiful spiritual experience we had there. May the Lord bless you for all your efforts.
        1 John 1:9 But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness."
Jody Workman
Bryan, Ohio
All of Sandi's friends (Larnell, Selah, Angie, Wayne, Anita, Sheila and Jim) were amazing in their songs and testimonies. Being able to "bump" into them on various decks of the ship and interrupting them for a "quick picture" was just awesome. Sandi and her friends did take the time to speak with and take pictures with all of their fans. If I had a chance to do this cruise all over again, I MOST definitely would.
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I love listening to Sandi Patty and when my mom asked if I would want to accompany her on this cruise I was thrilled and excited with this being my first cruise and all. To my expectations, this cruise went even farther. It was WONDERFUL!!!! All of Sandi's friends (Larnell, Selah, Angie, Wayne, Anita, Sheila and Jim) were amazing in their songs and testimonies. Being able to "bump" into them on various decks of the ship and interrupting them for a "quick picture" was just awesome. The Meet and Greet time was good the only thing that I didn't like is that they have so so many "fans" that the room got real crowded real fast. But with that being said, Sandi and her friends did take the time to speak with and take pictures with all of their fans. The fellowship in the dining room was real nice to see from afar. Even though Sandi or her friends weren't seated at our table, I was able to watch them and see how they interacted with everyone and it was a real blessing to see. If I had a chance to do this cruise all over again, I MOST definitely would. Inspiration Cruises, you did a wonderful job coordinating this event.
Kathryn & John P.
Boston, MA
We are still "flying high" from the most awesome and inspirational week ever. The Inspiration folks did a superb job of making it all happen.
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        "We just returned from the most fabulous cruise we have ever experienced. (and we have been on many, many cruises) The Smitty and Friends cruise July 11 - 18 was so spectacular. We are still "flying high" from the most awesome and inspirational week ever. The Inspiration folks did a superb job of making it all happen. We met so many wonderful people. Thank you to all the folks who made this happen. Our lives are forever changed for the better by this most inspirational week. We look forward to the next cruise with Smitty and Friends. How about the Eastern carribean? St Thomas and St Croix are beautiful and Holland America has their own private Island!"
George F. & Helen S.
Greenville, TN
We want to share with you what a great experience for us to hear the best gospel music which was played and sang from the heart. We felt like brothers and sisters among the 2000 strangers on board. This was above our expectation and we appreciate so much the time each of you gave to make it something special. We can recommend this chartered cruise with the Gaithers to everyone and be confident they will experience a blessing too.
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We were on your Gaither Caribbean cruise in February 2014. We want to share with you what a great experience for us to hear the best gospel music which was played and sang from the heart. We felt like brothers and sisters among the 2000 strangers on board. This was above our expectation and we appreciate so much the time each of you gave to make it something special. We can recommend this chartered cruise with the Gaithers to everyone and be confident they will experience a blessing too. May God continue to bless you with a mission in music because the world is listening.
Cassandre M.
It was a wonderful experience from start to finish. It was exciting to be with such a large group during the times when we all met together—to be with people from all over the globe laughing, singing and worshiping together added a whole other layer to the trip.
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I wanted to tell you how much I appreciated the amazing job all of you at Inspiration Cruises did for us on the 2014 Israel Tour with Chuck Swindoll. When I placed my deposit I wondered how 850 people could possibly be transported and housed without apparent problems, but want to tell you that it was a wonderful experience from start to finish. It was exciting to be with such a large group during the times when we all met together—to be with people from all over the globe laughing, singing and worshiping together added a whole other layer to the trip. As I packed my bags, I wondered what it would be like for me as a single participant, not knowing anyone going. But even at the airport, before the flight, I met other people because we were wearing our name tags (Eggplant 13). New friendships were formed and I began to feel at ease. One of the people I met, as I waited to board, had been on a previous Inspiration Tour and assured us that we would be treated like "kings and queens." That turned out to be true! As the trip progressed, I met people who I trust will be lifelong friends. Each day we were transported smoothly to our lovely hotels where we always found everything waiting for us from our luggage to our meals. There was always someone on hand if we had concerns or questions who assisted us pleasantly. The sign in the lobby provided up-to-date information in case we forgot what time our bus was departing. ("Did he say 7:15 or 7:30?) Clearly you have learned a lot from your experience as trip organizers! I can't imagine what the work behind the scenes must have entailed, the set-ups for the concerts, presentations and for Chuck's talks alone. Then all the special little extras - booklets, bookmarks - each detail was carefully thought through and provided for. I want to thank each member of the Inspiration team for making the trip one of the highlights of my life. Thank you all for being so friendly and informative and for planning the trip of a lifetime for all of us who had the privilege of going along. Sincerely, Cassandre M.
Kevin H.
it was awesome hanging out with the performers
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Me and my family just went on the Mercy Me at Sea cruise and it was awesome hanging out with the performers and listening to the Word of God.
Janet S.
Loved hearing the back story about how the songs were created
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Loved hearing the back story about how the songs were created and the meanings behind the words. Can't wait for the new album to be released! We loved watching your families and seeing their enthusiasm about the music.
Glenn & Wilma W.
Franklin, Pa.
Just got back from the Israel Tour with Turning Point and it was great. Everything was handled well. The places we stayed were great the meals were wonderful and the times together with Dr. Jeremiah, Hoppers, Gordon, Mote and Marshall Hall were so up lifting.
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Just got back from the Israel Tour with Turning Point and it was great. Everything was handled well. The places we stayed were great the meals were wonderful and the times together with Dr. Jeremiah, Hoppers, Gordon, Mote and Marshall Hall were so up lifting. Just want to say thanks to all who planned it and for all the work they do to make the tour so great. I will tell anyone who is planning to go to go through the group. God Bless you and you keep up the great work. Thanks again.
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