About Maranatha Tours
The most important decision you will make regarding a Spiritual tour is choosing the company that will arrange the tour for you. You are responsible to and for your people and must be sure they receive the best tour for their dollars spent. We present to you Maranatha Tours, Inc., and suggest you compare other companies to Maranatha before making a commitment.
Maranatha Tours specializes in Christian tours that visit places of the Bible or history that has developed our knowledge of the Bible and believes it is a ministry as well as a business. We have established a record of service and growth unique in this very competitive market.
Maranatha Tours was founded by Richard S. Reilly and Michael S. Reilly to promote Christian group travel. Dick Reilly’s unique background as a missionary in India, director of a mission society for 16 years, pastor, evangelist and a Youth for Christ leader, brought unusual insight into the ways and means of successful group travel. Though Dick Reilly has passed on, his Christian philosophy used in establishing Maranatha Tours lives on. Dick’s son, Michael, as President of Fellowship Tours for 16 years, managed one of the largest tour operations for Christian group travel in the United States and has been President of Maranatha since its opening. We are family owned and have his son, Greg in sales, daughter Jennifer handling all our operations. You will be very pleased with our staff’s professionalism and our concern for each detail.
Maranatha Tours was opened in partnership with Near East Tourist Agency (NET) in Jerusalem, one of the Holy Land’s largest Christian tour operators. NET has its own hotels, motor coaches and management contracts, allowing them full control of all their services in the Holy Land, Jordan, Greece and Italy.
When a tour host plans a tour, Maranatha Tours gives excellent guidance in determining the very best tour by becoming familiar with the tour host’s background and interests. Be assured of a tour that will be right for you by utilizing the knowledge and understanding of the staff of Maranatha Tours.
We have set up one of the finest staffs in the travel industry. Our selected agents have years and years of experience. Our longevity in the Christian travel industry shows our strength and integrity. Every one of our agents has been with the Maranatha team for many years. We have a consistency of service in each country where we have a group. If you are going to multiple countries, our staff has to make sure our groups are treated the same. Because of our picking caring people in each country, we have accomplished that task.
We personally hand pick all our guides and tour escorts. We believe that the most important ingredient in a tour is your guide. We promise you that you will have one of the best guides each country offers. More than being one of the best, our guides will have a full knowledge of both the Old and New Testaments. Our guides only work with us. Therefore, they are experienced in Christian travel. They know our wants and yearning to learn more of the Bible, and they deliver.
We only deal with Christian group travel. Our staff is trained only in Christian travel as every minute of our day is spent dealing with this market and through the years we have developed an expertise that no other company has.
Our success is shown by our repeat clients. Many have been traveling with us since 1978. Our tour hosts from across the country have traveled with us year after year. One of our tour hosts has traveled with us over twenty times.
We are always available and each tour host will be able to reach us 24 hours a day. When an emergency arises we will be available to help solve the emergency. Sometimes in travel there are weather conditions, etc., that may cause delays. I promise we will be there to assist you through each and every obstacle. We are committed to making sure that each of our passengers has a life changing spiritual encounter as they stop reading the Bible in black and white only, and start reading it in full color. That is what travel does.
Join us on a life-changing journey.
About Maranatha Tours