Southern Nevada residents are invited to travel with UNLV alumni to far-away destinations including China, Greece, Italy, and Ireland as part of the 1995 UNLV Alumni Tours program.
The 1995 tours begin with a 15-day trip to the People's Republic of China, which will include stops in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xian, Guilin, and Beijing. A stop at the Great Wall is included in the trip, which begins March 15 and costs $2,800 per person.
In May, an eight-day trip to New York and Boston is planned. It will begin May 16 and will include a guided tour and a Broadway play in New York City, as well as sightseeing in Boston, Concord, and Lexington, Mass. The cost is $1,908 per person.
Next up is a 10-day trip to Ireland. Called "Tee and/or Tea for Two: Ireland," the tour includes golfing opportunities at Bally Bunion, Lahinch, Royal Dublin, Portmarnock, Royal Portrush, and Royal County Down golf courses. For non-golfers, a deluxe motorcoach tour of the Irish countryside will be provided. The trip begins June 8 and will cost $2,575 per person for golfers or $2,095 for non-golfers.
In July, a Canadian golfing tour to Victoria, British Columbia, has been planned. The tour will include golfing at the Olympic View, Cordova Bay, Victoria, and Royal Colwood golf courses, as well as tours of scenic Victoria. The trip begins July 17 and will cost $1,599 per person for golfers or $1,300 for non-golfers.
The 1995 tours will conclude with a cruise aboard the Pacific Princess to Spain, Monaco, Italy, and Greece. Stops will include Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Sorrento, Athens, Ephesus, Olympia, and Venice. The tour leaves the United States on Aug. 16 and returns Aug. 29. The price per person, which includes round-trip airfare, is $3,195.
For additional information on the tours, call Claude Rand, director of alumni tour and travel, at 895-3621.