Alumni and Friends Travel Opportunities
California New Year's Getaway - December 29-January 2, 2014
Ring in the New Year in style with Collette's ever-popular tour featuring the Tournament of Roses Parade. You’ll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the floats in their final stage of decorating. Next, attend Bandfest, featuring selected bands from all over the country that will perform in the parade. Enjoy the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Dance, with live entertainment and a champagne toast to help ring in the New Year. Be one of the 1 million spectators to line the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade route while sitting in your reserved section seats. Early booking per person cost based on double occupancy from $1,999 includes roundtrip airfare.
London and Paris - April 4, 2014
Enjoy the best of London and Paris on this 8-day leisurely tour. All of the top sights are included, as well as plenty of free time for your own discoveries. See Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Big Ben and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Enjoy a London theatre performance. Cross the channel on the high-speed Eurostar Train, where you will dine at the Eiffel Tower and cruise the River Seine at night. Finish your trip with a thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin Cabaret. Early booking per person cost based on double occupancy from $3,699 includes roundtrip airfare. View webinar by clicking here.
Mediterranean Antiquities - May 21 -29, 2014
Journey to revered lands of antiquity aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Insignia and visit some of the Mediterranean’s most celebrated cities and ports along the coasts of Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. Begin in Venice, a latticework of islands, bridges and waterways, and enjoy a day exploring its many artistic masterpieces and enchanting squares. Discover Croatia’s red-tiled jewel, Dubrovnik, a walled city molded by centuries of Roman, Venetian and Slavic dominance. Continue to Montenegro and explore Kotor, a medieval town of pinked-paved streets enclosed by impressive walls, then sail to the emerald island of Corfu, where beauty abounds among the emerald hills and lush fields. Revel in the geographically rich island of Zakynthos, boasting mountains, underwater caves and pristine sandy beaches, where you may spot an endangered loggerhead sea turtle. Unwind on the Greek isle of Santorini, the breathtaking result of a massive volcanic eruption thousands of years ago, and savor its striking panoramas, showcasing indigo-domed churches and chalk-colored homes clinging to stony cliffs, before your voyage concludes in Athens. Prices start at $2,499 per person based on double occupancy and includes airfare. Click here for brochure.
"Journey Through the Bible" - A Study Trip to Israel with Dr. Paul Jones - May 31 - June 15, 2014
Join Dr. Paul Jones, Professor of Religion at Transylvania, for a study trip that will examine the history , geography, and archaeology of the Biblical world. Highlights include Capernaum, Dan, the Dead Sea, Masada, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Bethlehem, and the Israel Museum. Price is $3,500 per person. Click here for brochure.
Costa Rica Family Adventure - June 21 – 28, 2014
Pack your cameras and sense of adventure; Costa Rica has something for every family member! Search for wildlife during a Tortuguero canal cruise and jungle nature walk. Don your chef’s hat to learn how to create a local dish and taste a fresh pineapple during a plantation tour. Embark on a white water rafting adventure. Explore the rainforest canopy during your choice of hanging bridge walk or zip line adventure. Enjoy waterslide fun and a healing soak in Arenal’s hot springs. From the tropical rainforest and mighty volcanoes to eco-lodges and local villages, you are sure to be amazed! Click here for brochure. Click here to sign up for webinar on October 22.
Hawaii by Land & Sea - October 17-26, 2014
Your adventure begins in Honolulu where you will be greeted with a traditional Hawaiian lei before you are taken to your Waikiki Beach hotel. "Remember Pearl Harbor" as you visit this historic site, followed by a Honolulu City Tour. Then, embark on a 7-night cruise aboard the Pride of America, the best way to Island hop Hawaii. Highlights include Maui, Hilo, Kona, and Kauai. Prices start at $4543 per person based on double occupancy and includes airfare. Click here for brochure.
Christmas on the Danube - Nov. 29- Dec. 7, 2014
Begin your holiday season with a relaxing cruise along the scenic Danube River, stopping at traditional Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, Passau, Rothenburg and Nuremberg. Nuremberg is home to one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in the world, and is famous as a toy making center, known for its fanciful nutcrackers and Lebkuchen (gingerbread). Float through the Wachau Valley dotted with castles and small riverside towns. Discover Würzburg, an ancient Franconian wine town. Delight in the fairytale, baroque architecture in Passau. In Vienna, join a local expert in exploring the historic sights where you’ll indulge in the city’s atmosphere of opulence and elegance. Prices start at $2,999 per person based on double occupancy and includes airfare. Click here for brochure. This trip sells out quickly. Deposits are due by December 2013.
For a trip brochure for any of the trips listed above contact Tracy Dunn in the alumni office at (800) 487-2679 or (859) 233-8512.