Rome, Italy -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/29/2016 -- This month may mark the end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, but it is also just the beginning of a great new year for travel operator, Eternal City Tours.
As a not-for-profit guided tour company that exists to provide Catholic Tours of Rome, Eternal City Tours are extremely pleased to announce that they have won the highly sought after Cultural Tour Operator of the Year Award 2017 for Italy. Presented to them by the Luxury Travel Guide Awards at their 10th Anniversary Award show in London, such an achievement is high praise indeed.
The Luxury Travel Awards represent the absolute pinnacle of success in high end hospitality, and champion the very best in their respective fields. As the overall winners for the whole of Italy in this category, Eternal City Tours are incredibly proud.
As a global organisation that recognises luxury hotels for their world class facilities and service excellence, The Luxury Travel Guide Awards are highly esteemed. To ensure that only the most deserving of firms walk away with such prestigious accolades, all winners have to be independently nominated by their customers and are then subject to a very rigorous assessment criteria, all carried out by their own panel of in-house professionals.
To be a winner also guarantees a place in the highly revered Awards Winners' Guide, which is distributed to over half a million professional & affluent people worldwide. A further 250,000 printed copies are sent to luxury hotels, cruise ships and airport lounges across the world. Eternal City Tours are delighted that a tour company which focuses on the religious aspects of Rome (The Eternal City) is considered with such high regard.
About Eternal City Tours
Eternal City Tours provide openly Catholic tours of Rome, from the universal perspective & understanding of the Catholic faith and it's immeasurable effect on society and history through the centuries and millennia. Their exceptional customer service values, combined with their ability to offer intimate tour groups led by top quality experts, makes them a favourite with those making the pilgrimage to Rome.
They can offer both mainstream sightseeing tours, as well as those focusing on the religious aspects of this wonderful and historic city for pilgrims. With special offers for Catholics looking to make pilgrimage, Eternal City Tours will be able to explain the history and sights of Rome from a sound Catholic perspective.
Tom Chambers, spokesperson for Eternal City Tours comments: "Our Tour Guides are strong Catholics who have degrees in either Philosophy or Theology (or both), who also have a strong background in Art History, Architecture and Archaeology. Our guides have studied in the major Pontifical Universities or have studied at seminaries or with religious orders. This means they can offer a great depth of understanding to the visible wonders of Rome"
This past year they have seen a huge influx of pilgrims from all around the world travelling to Rome. Many have joined them on their 4 Papal Basilicas Guided Tour to follow in the footsteps of pilgrims throughout the centuries and enter the 4 Papal Basilicas of Rome through the Holy Doors. For anyone looking to follow to in the steps of countless saints and pilgrims before them, this is the perfect opportunity to visit Rome in all its glory.
Find out more about the first class service, and culturally interesting tours they offer including a brand new 'Christmas In Rome Tour', visit them at www.eternalcitytours.com