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For over 15 years, Loyola’s Travel Program has provided Loyola alumni, friends and family with exceptional travel and educational opportunities to journey through the world, and connect with remarkable people and cultures.

Each trip provides unique opportunities for exploration carefully designed by our travel partner, Alumni Holidays International (AHI), to offer remarkable experiences that will surely broaden your travel and intellectual horizons!

Learn more by visiting AHI's YouTube Channel.

Upcoming trips

Portrait of Ireland
Portrait of Ireland

Sept. 25 - Oct. 6, 2017

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Portrait of Ireland
Portrait of Ireland
Your exclusive Small-Group experience is limited to 28 travelers to maximize your travel experience. Hotel accommodations, renowned for every modern convenience and amenity, in four locations in two countries. A uniquely designed itinerary provides exceptional opportunities to experience the history and culture of Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and Mayo. Explore the following UNESCO World Heritage sites: Brú na Bóinne (Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne), in Ireland and Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast, in Northern Ireland.

Uncover fascinating history and heritage on your journey through Ireland’s Ancient East and Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy a cruise around the picturesque Donegal Bay. Stroll along the Slieve League Cliffs. At 2,000 feet (598 meters), they are the highest in Ireland.

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Pearls of Italy
Pearls of Italy

September 30-October 11, 2017

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Pearls of Italy
Pearls of Italy
Your exclusive Small-Group experience is limited to 28 travelers to maximize your travel experience. Stay in four ideally located hotels, allowing you to make the most of your time at your destinations. A uniquely designed itinerary provides exceptional opportunities to experience the history and culture of four regions of Italy: Lombardy, Veneto, Tuscany and Rome. Cruise Lake Maggiore, and discover the picturesque Borromean Islands.

Explore the sights and sounds of Venice. Discover the winemaking tradition of Chianti, and enjoy a wine tasting. Four UNESCO World Heritage sites are featured on this program: Venice and its Lagoon and the historic centers of Florence, San Gimignano and Rome.

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Cuba: Art, Culture & People
Cuba: Art, Culture & People
January 7 – January 15, 2018
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Cuba: Art, Culture & People
Cuba: Art, Culture & People
Cuba is a trove of storied heritage, revolutionary history and vibrant culture. This eight-night People-to-People educational exchange, licensed by the U.S. Treasury Department, abounds with authentic, enriching experiences. Immerse yourself in this fascinating nation during presentations by local experts coupled with visits to historic sites, museums, schools and community projects. Discover Havana’s highlights and antiquated charms. Visit Hemingway’s home, cruise Habana Vieja in a vintage convertible and meet local artists and dancers. Admire artistic talent at the National Museum of Fine Arts, and encounter Cuba’s most famous export during a cigar factory tour. See a slower side of Cuba as you journey through the Pinar del Río region; enjoy the history and hospitality of Trinidad; and watch a musical performance in Cienfuegos. Along the way, revel in Cuba’s captivating blend of music, cuisine and art. This small-group experience includes round-trip flights between Miami and Cuba, all excursions and talks, first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan. Special Offer: Book by 9/6/2017 and save $500 per couple. Use promo code: CUBA18.

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Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

April 19 – 27, 2018

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Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Behold the natural beauty and history of Costa Rica and Panama during our exhilarating eight-night adventure. Spend one night in San José before boarding the first-class Safari Voyager for seven nights. Indulge in your ship’s comforts and amenities as you cruise Costa Rica’s Pacific coast and the Gulf of Panama through the Panama Canal to the Caribbean Sea. Wake to fresh, ocean breezes each morning and celebrate your day’s adventure with a cocktail and a spectacular sunset. Onshore, join jungle hikes, explore wildlife-rich national parks, paddle a kayak, scout for tree frogs and monkeys, and so much more. Plus, enjoy a thrilling transit of the 48-mile Panama Canal, a marvel of engineering. Along the way, embrace opportunities to swim and snorkel among marine life or unwind on golden, sun-kissed sands. This small-ship adventure includes all meals onboard the Safari Voyager, discovery excursions and expert-led enrichment programs. Special Offer: Book by 9/6/2017 and save $500 per couple. Use promo code: COSTRICA18.


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Dutch Waterways
Dutch Waterways

May 1 – May 9, 2018

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Dutch Waterways
Dutch Waterways
Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s lovely waterways and canals. As you alight in waterfront towns, customize your cruise with a choice of excursions. In Amsterdam, delight in a vividly colorful tulip garden, pedal through the scenic countryside, or admire the Rijksmuseum’s masterpieces. Discover The Hague, the Dutch government’s cosmopolitan center, walk through Delft’s romantic old town, and select from museum tours featuring fine art or Delft porcelain. Stroll across Bruges’ tiny cobbled bridges, and then visit an art museum, family brewery or chocolatier’s shop. Other included excursions take you cruising down Amsterdam’s picturesque canals, floating through fairy-tale Giethoorn and walking through Antwerp’s medieval streets. Your Travel Director handles all the logistics, while local guides and lecturers enlighten you on the region’s history and culture. Enjoy the simplicity of unpacking once aboard a first-class ship, where your welcoming crew provides exceptional service and delicious meals, including wine and beer with lunch and dinner. For solo travelers, the single supplement is waived. Special Offer: Book by 9/12/2017 and save $500 per couple!


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Please note: Schedules, locations and program information are subject to change.

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