Alumni & Parent Programs

Butler Alumni Travel Program

Butler is pleased to provide great vacation opportunities through our Alumni Travel Program. Our partnerships with Go Next for unforgettable cruise adventures and Orbridge for exciting land-based adventures allows Butler to offer vacation packages at special rates to alumni, parents, and friends of the University.  Our most recent trips have included Italian, Paris, Swiss Alps, Mediterranean and European adventures! 

 

2015 Alumni Travel Packages

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Caribbean Paradise  - A 10-night Miami to Miami Cruise 
February 23-March 5, 2015

Cruise the radiant turquoise waters of the Caribbean aboard the exquisite Riviera, Oceania Cruises' newest vessel offering elegant accommodations, unparalleled service and the finest cuisine at sea. Set sail from Miami and cruise to the
spectacular islands of Puerto Rico, St. Barts, Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and the Bahamas. Discover cosmopoli Nassau, where lovely Victorian mansions, pastel parliament buildings, and weathered 18th-century forts mingle with posh hotels and casinos. In San Juan, meander cobblestone streets past centuries-old Spanish colonial buildings, imposing fortresses and glitzy resorts, before sailing to glamorous Gustavia, a haven of shimmering white-sand beaches and upscale resorts. Explore Antigua's bustling, historic port of St. John's, admire the charming gingerbread houses lining the harbor at Castries, and take in storybook Dutch architecture in Philipsburg. From sweeping, moon-white sands
lapped by sparkling, aqua seas to pastel colonial towns rich with glorious architecture and history, discover paradise on this 10-night Caribbean sojourn. 

Caribbean Paradise 2015

 

Flavors of Northern Italy
May 16 - 24, 2015

In the famed Valpolicella and Trentino wine regions, visit picturesque vineyards, discover local varietals, and enjoy  exclusive tastings and presentations. While chefs and producers divulge secrets of their crafts,  sample the best of Northern Italy's specialties  like  gnocchi di pane, savoryspiedini  and sweet  sbrisolona. Take in the area's layered history, with visits to Verona's  2,000-year-old Roman arena, contrasting with the magnificent medieval  Castelvecchioalong the River Adige; and the  medieval walled city of Soave.

 Flavors of Northern Italy

 

Tanzania Migration Safari
October 7 - 18, 2015

 Explore some of the most important parks and reserves in East Africa, each at different times part of the  Great Migration: the epic circular route of 1.6 million herbivores on their quest for survival. Participate in  up to 12 game drives  accompanied by an Orbridge Expedition Leader and expert naturalist guides aboard safari-outfitted Land Cruisers. Visit  Oldupai Gorge, the "Cradle of Humanity"; and spend a  full day at Ngorongoro Crater-home to year-round populations of lion, leopard, black rhino, hyena, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and zebra. Retreat to  deluxe lodges and tented camps, each uniquely beautiful and authentic in décor. Encounter local cultures  on guided village, school, and plantation visits in Mto wa Mbu and a fishing village on the shore of Lake Victoria.

 Tanzania

For additional information:
To request a detailed brochure and ensure you are on the mailing list to receive information, please contact the alumni office or call toll free at (800) 368-6852, ext. 9946.