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Revenue from Faith Tourism exceeds $18 billion pa

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500,000 visitors are expected to attend the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany, which happens only once a decade.
Spain has declared 2010 a holy year with the feast of St. James falling on a Sunday, July 25; many will travel to Santiago de Compostela, whose cathedral houses his relic.
And through June, seminarians and priests will go to Ars, France, where St. John Vianney served his entire priestly life, to recognize The Year for Priests.
In Italy, a rare exposition of the Shroud of Turin will open in 2010.
With more than 300 million traveling annually for religious reasons and revenues exceeding $18 billion every year, faith tourism has become a significant global industry.
 
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