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Elvis Presley Enterprises and Israel Theme Tours Announce the Elvis Presley Holy Land Tour

March 26, 2012

Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. and Israel Theme Tours proudly announce The Elvis Presley Holy Land Tour, taking Elvis fans to Israel May 12 - 21, 2013. Elvis fans from around the world will have the chance to explore the gospel side of Elvis with an Elvis-themed Holy Land tour experience unlike any other.

Travelers will follow in the footsteps of Jesus, cruise the Sea of Galilee, experience the Western Wall and the ancient city of Jerusalem, float in the Dead Sea, roam the beaches of Tel Aviv, and experience baptism in the Jordan River. The tour group will even make a stop at the infamous Elvis Inn Restaurant in Abu Ghosh – An Elvis-themed diner and souvenir shop popular with tourists from around the world.

“It’s no secret that Elvis loved Gospel music of which he won 3 Grammy awards for his spiritual recordings. This unique travel offering gives Elvis fans the opportunity to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Holy Land with world famous gospel artists who worked both on stage and in the studio with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” said Kevin Kern, Director of Public Relations for Elvis Presley, Enterprises, Inc.

The tour will feature special guests Joe Moscheo and Terry Blackwood of Elvis’ Imperials, and Bill Baize, a former member of J.D. Sumner and The Stamps Quartet. All performed with Elvis and knew first-hand his love for Gospel music.
The legendary Gospel music artists will join the tour group each day for a variety of activities and exclusive fan access.

The Elvis Presley Holy Land Tour is limited to 100 travelers and tour spots will go on sale on March 28, 2012. Fans can reserve their spot by visiting www.israelthemetours.com/elvis.