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Mary Frazier
Grenada, Mississippi
Can't express enough what an amazing experience this was for me. Attention to detail is an understatement. The scheduling and handing of the places of interest, transport from airports and hotels, dining, educational and interested tour guides - all we're perfectly orchestrated to maximize every moment of this adventure.
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Can't express enough what an amazing experience this was for me. Attention to detail is an understatement. The scheduling and handing of the places of interest, transport from airports and hotels, dining, educational and interested tour guides - all we're perfectly orchestrated to maximize every moment of this adventure. Through this I've not only grown in experience but also in knowledge. I didn't expect to feel more anchored in God's Word but I certainly do. I have been blessed to have this experience of the Holy Land and I thank all involved for making it so wonderful! It's obvious that many hours and many laborers work together to make it all happen. I hope you all feel a sense of pride for doing such a great job that in it's end blesses the lives of so many! This ole gal from Mississippi will never be the same! Shabbat shalom!
Roland and Heidi R.
Fresno
"It was week of fellowship with new people from around the world."
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We recently went on the cruise with Dr. Stanley and his son, Andy. It was week of fellowship with new people from around the world. The ministry was outstanding and the Christian music was unlike anything we had experienced. The staff of Inspiration took good care of us throughout the week and made sure any questions or requests were promptly addressed. ...A wonderful week in our "Walk of Faith" that will be remembered for a lifetime.
Millie M.
East Boston, MA
The concerts by the Gaither Homecoming was fantastic.
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I just want to say that this was my first cruise and everyone from the Inspiration Cruises and Holland America and the ship the Eurodam was such a great time & every crew member from the Lido Buffet and their young people who served us & took care of us & there was Eddie & manager: Baboo.....and then our workers for our cabin....Roso & Tri........and the guest service people who were friendly & helpful & all the crew who helped us off & on the boats we took to the 2 ports........And the concerts by the Gaither Homecoming was fantastic......Thank you again for making my very first cruise a wonderful event.......God bless
Andy & Laurie H.
Ranier, MN
It makes the Bible come alive, and it is much easier to picture and understand what the Bible is saying.
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Going on the Prayer and Vision Tour of the Holy Land with Joel Rosenberg was our “trip of a lifetime”; we had wanted to go to Israel for years. It makes the Bible come alive, and it is much easier to picture and understand what the Bible is saying. As an example I have included a picture of us on the Mount of Olives in the Garden of Gethsemane with the Eastern Gate of the Temple Mount framed in the background between us. This is one of our favorite pictures. We strongly encourage our friends to consider Inspiration Cruises if they are planning a trip to Israel. The food, transportation, and lodging were great, and we didn't worry about any entrance fees, or tipping; the only thing we worried about was making sure we were on the bus by 7:30 AM, ready to be blessed with another day of touring the land of the Bible.
Nancy J.
Bellevue, WA
"Music out of this world. It was a life changing week for the 3 of us. Inspirational and heart warming."
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I used to own my own Travel Agency and specialized in group cruises. I also escorted and traveled with my groups so am well aware of how difficult it is to prepare and organize EVERYTHING for your guests. Extremely impressed with EVERYTHING. I am on Oxygen and am 76 years old so walked with a walker and carried Oxygen. I needed lots of help and the Inspiration staff were IMPECCABLE. Gaither's activities were excellent. Music out of this world. It was a life changing week for the 3 of us. Inspirational and heart warming. Music divine and out of this world. BEST trip EVER. I would recommend it to everyone. Thanks for such a safe, uplifting, magical, spiritual week.
Dr Dave F.
Lakeland, FL
"The Gaither entertainment during the cruise exceeded expectations as well. Our last cruise with them was 3 years ago and they continue to improve upon an already perfect presentation."
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The Gaither Homecoming Cruise was top-notch from beginning to end. Inspiration Cruises personnel engaged with us via internet, telephone and mail during the entire sign up process. We were treated with the utmost respect and dignity as they assigned us exactly the accommodations we requested. We were sent a special package, picked up at the hotel, ushered through the arrival process, led to our stateroom, reunited with our luggage and treated with extraordinary care throughout our stay on the ship. The special treatment we received at the Neptune Lounge and its superb staff was outstanding in everyway. Every detail of each of the shore excursions we selected were handled in detail and expertly planned by the staff. The Gold Mine Tour was a particular treat. The information and demonstrations of the mining process exceeded all expectations. Of course, the Gaither entertainment during the cruise exceeded expectations as well. Our last cruise with them was 3 years ago and they continue to improve upon an already perfect presentation. We were absolutely astonished at the performances and how they truly glorified our God, Jesus Christ. The exit from the cruise was every bit as perfect as the arrival. Instructions from the ship, stateroom and Neptune Lounge staff was perfect and got us to the airport at least 3 hours ahead of our planned flight. We were very well pleased!!! Can't wait for the next Inspiration Cruise!!
Mary P.
Williston, ND
It felt as if we were in their living room sharing in a family gathering
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We were totally amazed with the whole experience. The cruise FAR exceeded our expectations. The Gaithers put on two programs a day but they made each concert special for the group attending. It felt as if we were in their living room sharing in a family gathering yet each performance was so professional. Do they ever need to practice? The pianist was fantastic and NO music! All the performers were so down to earth and gracious. The highlight for me was Angela Primm's rendition of Days of Elijah at the Farewell Concert. The statement "No God Like Jehovah!" will forever bring tears to my eyes. We can't wait for our next cruise!
Bob B.
Bakersfield, CA
No longer will I read biblical accounts without recalling my own footsteps while visiting the Holy Land...
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Perspective! That’s what changed when my wife and I traveled to Israel. Looking at a map vs. actually visiting biblical sights just won’t compare. Seeing the locations firsthand where the Bible describes the events that have changed recorded history is life changing. No longer will I read biblical accounts without recalling my own footsteps while visiting the Holy Land and knowing the exact terrain and proximity to other landmarks allowing me to better understand the Word of God that much clearer. Perspective…mine has changed.
Gerald & Nelda B.
Fresno
We will always remember the excursions and the unimaginable aqua waters.
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Tahiti with Charles Swindoll... We eagerly looked forward to our fourth trip with Chuck Swindoll and Inspiration Cruises. The attention to detail has always been evident and this trip was no exception. The choice of WindStar cruises was excellent and they provided a high quality staff and service...as well as a great destination of French Polynesia. We will always remember the excursions and the unimaginable aqua waters. The Wind Spirit was a beautiful ship...definitely a home away from home....and the surprise meals and experiences were a thrill to behold. The entire vacation was a wonderful memory and we look forward to another adventure with Inspiration Cruises.
Rachel M.
St. Paul, MN
Now that we know what we’ve been missing, it will be hard to consider any cruise opportunities without a spiritual emphasis.
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My husband and I deemed this our “Best Vacation Ever.” The Gospel Music Celebration Cruise to the Caribbean was like stepping on the shores of heaven for a week! Thank you so much for the opportunity to board early and receive a “sneak preview” of the entertainers we were about to enjoy that week. What a blessing! It was great to also meet some of the Inspiration Crew who traveled with us and made the event flow so smoothly. This was cruise #7 for Roger and me, but the first coordinated by Inspiration. Now that we know what we’ve been missing, it will be hard to consider any cruise opportunities without a spiritual emphasis. And we are busy promoting your next offerings of the same type of cruise to all our friends!
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