Well, despite ongoing conflict in the Middle East, Israel remained the top religious travel destination this past year, with 58% of potential religious travelers stating that they would be interested in visiting Israel on a religious vacation. Thirty percent cited Italy, and
21% cited England, Egypt and Ireland, respectively (respondents could pick more than one destination). Other top religious travel destinations included Jordan, Germany, the U.S. and France.
In a nutshell, though:
- Catholics favor visits to the Holy Lands, Italy, Ireland, France, Mexico, and Canada.
- Protestants favor the Holy Lands, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and the USA
- Jews favor Israel, eastern Europe, and Germany.