Faith-Based Customized Touring
Purposeful - Transformational - Enlightening
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page” - St. Augustine
Let our group travel planning expertise be the guiding light for your next faith-based group to one of our exotic global destinations. Whether your group is looking for congregational fellowship in a far-off land or wanting a true pilgrimage experience to some of the world’s most sacred sites, we are here to take care of all the logistics before, during and after your trip. We understand how important it is for you and your group to have truly immersive experiences with opportunities for renewal of faith & spirit and for purposeful connections that inspire and enlighten in the ancient lands of biblical scholars, leaders and saints.
And with over 300 years of combined experience, our dedicated destination experts are here to help you.
Why Goway Groups? Here’s our Top ten reasons….
Goway has 50 years of experience in group tour planning to the world’s most exotic destinations.
2. DESTINATION EXPERTS
Our group coordinators undergo specialized training and channel their first-hand knowledge, industry experience and immense passion to create unforgettable trips of a lifetime to far-flung destinations. As well, our experts have either lived or travelled extensively through the destinations they sell.
3. BEST AIRFARES
As specialists in long-haul travel, we are a top supplier for many of the world’s leading airlines, which give us access to their most competitive group airfares in all classes. We even have our own dedicated Group Air Specialist!
4. YOUR MONEY IS SAFE
Goway has properly-licensed offices in Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver and Sydney, and contributes to their respective consumer compensation funds. In the USA, we also provide $1 million protection as a member of USTOA.
5. REWARDS GALORE
Deposit any land/air group package with us and receive $100.00 on your Goway Rewards Card. When your group travels, get an additional $100.00
6. INDEPENDENT OF OTHER COMPANIES
Goway is a privately-owned family company, passionately run by long-term management and staff who will be here to stand by our products and service long after your members return from their trip with us. Founder and President, Bruce Hodge, actively drives the company each and every day, just as he did when he founded it after emigrating from Australia over 50 years ago.
7. MORE CHOICE OF FAITH EXPERIENCES
We sell the world! Our website has many sample group itineraries to pique your members’ interest. For the destinations we specialize in, we offer endless possibilities of unique, innovative & interactive experiences and activities: pilgrimages to sacred sites, meaningful people to people interactions, ‘behind the scenes’ opportunities, church services with local congregations, private scripture readings – whatever your interest, we will do our best to make it happen.
8. ONE-STOP SHOPPING: YOUR CHOICE LAND & AIR OR AIR ONLY
Offering the best airfares, more ways to get your groups to their destination, and more itinerary choices for when they are there, Goway Groups is a One-Stop-Shop for your church members. And, if you only need airfares to some far-flung destination for your missionary or volunteer group we have access to the best airlines, the best routings and the lowest airfares available.
9. DEDICATED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Our Group Department has our own dedicated BDM that will work with you every step of the way to ensure your group is a big success.
10. START TO FINISH SUPPORT
- Webinar presentations & E flyer and brochure design
- Information nights for your members
- Marketing assistance
- 24/7 emergency contact line
- Web page PDF’s
- Our own Support Team to manage all the little details
- In-country assistance on tour
- Comprehensive final documents
- Flexible Terms & Conditions
Our Faith-Based Groups Are True Globetrotters
- Purposeful: want to share their interests with like-minded travelers
- Networkers: strive for meaningful people to people interactions
- All ages: from high schools to extended families to baby boomers and seniors
- Discerning: demand authentic, immersive experiences unique to the destination
- Educated: travel with open minds and hearts wanting to learn more
- Explorers: in-depth, slow-paced and wanting to engage all the senses
- Trendsetters: always seeking out the new and exciting untouched locale and experience
- Undaunted: Embrace all that the world has to offer with an open-mind
- Adventurous: they venture off the beaten path
What's In It For You?
A POWERFUL TOOL FOR YOUR MINISTRY
- More engaging sermons from your travel experiences
- Opportunities to teach & pray where Biblical events took place
- Immersive experiences for your congregation in the land that Jesus knew
- Strengthening of church bonds and fellowship
GOWAY REWARDS CARD
- $5 PP Air only Groups
- $100 Deposit paid on an air/land package
- $100 After group travels
TRAVEL FOR FREE
Get 15 paying passengers and travel for free
COMPETITIVE NET PRICING
You set your selling price based on market conditions. Groups are the fastest way to profit; the more passengers in the group the more profit for you
PROMOTIONAL/MARKETING INCENTIVES (conditions apply)
VIP upgrades Webinars
Early booking Bonuses E Flyers design
Site inspection famils Custom web page design
Information evenings Royalty incentives
A WINNING PARTNERSHIP
We will look after all the booking and operations of the tour and assist with promotions and flyer design, allowing you more time to concentrate on sales and marketing to your members.
REPEAT FAITH-BASED GROUPS
Satisfaction, new friendships, perception of “value for money,” innovative itineraries to exotic destinations, and confidence in the tour leader all lead to repeat members wanting to travel with you again… and happy customers tell their friends who tell their friends and so on.
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path” Psalm 19:105
What Our Faith-Based Groups Are Saying:
Would I do the trip again? Of Course! All my fellow travelers were complimentary about the tour and I guess that is how this report should end. It was a trip of a lifetime and amazing.
Church group to Israel
This was the best trip ever taken! Your company anticipated everything…took it to a whole new level and made this trip a “one in a lifetime” experience that was enjoyed by everyone.
Pilgrimage group to Europe
Each itinerary is exciting to read and is a “dream trip come true”…we especially thank you for your efforts, sense of humor, long hours of work and charm. Bless you.
Church group to Spain
Ideas For Your Next Faith-Based Group
Our Commitment To You
In a nutshell, we are experts at customizing unique, innovative and interactive group itineraries for all budgets and all interests. Who you work with makes a difference; no other Group Department in North America has the expertise, the buying power and the range of destinations to choose from than Goway’s Group Department extraordinaire!
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