Reconnect with fellow alumni on Golden Panther Getaways

The FIU Alumni Association is hosting several trips in 2013 that promise to sustain your enthusiasm for learning and establish new friends among your peers. From exploring the Lost City of the Incas to watching the world famous America’s Cup race, these are once-in-a-lifetime experiences. 

Peru: A Priviliged Destination
May 23 – 29, 2013

The FIU Alumni Association and Panorama Travel are pleased to invite you on a once in a lifetime adventure to the Lost City of the Incas! One of the Seven Wonders of the World!

You will visit Lima (City of Kings), Cuzco (The Imperial City), and Machu Picchu (Wonder of the World)

Experience Peru in an intimate setting with fellow Panthers. Peru is heir to ancient cultures and a rich colonial tradition, It is a melting pot of cultures and a magical setting which involves one of the richest biodiversities on Earth.

Dates: May 23 – 29, 2013

Pricing: $3,100 per person

Prices are per person based on double occupancy and include airline taxes, fuel surcharges, and departure fees of $200.00, which are subject to change until final payment is made.

Price includes:

Roundtrip International and Domestic Airfare
Transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
Accommodations in Deluxe hotels as per itinerary
Excursions described on the itinerary
Private tours in Lima and Cusco
Culinary tour in Lima
Meals: Daily Breakfast, 6 Lunches and 3 Dinners
English speaking guide
Entrance fee to archaeological sites
Service of a tour Director
Gratuities to local guides

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Mediterranean Cruise
June 23 – 30, 2013

Explore beautiful destinations with FIU alumni on this adventure of a lifetime! Must book by February 20 for special pricing.

Sail Date: June 23, 2013

Departing/Ending City: Barcelona, Spain

Ship: Liberty of the Seas

Pricing: From $1,099 per person (cruise only – airfare is additional)

Taxes: $95.39 per person

Includes: $100 onboard credit per stateroom when booked by February 11, 2013

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To make reservations, contact Panorama Travel at or call 305-220-0977 and refer to the FIU cruise promotion.



The America’s Cup Cruise
Sept. 13 – 23, 2013

Explore the spectacular scenery of the west coast and view the world famous America’s Cup race aboard the world famous America’s Cup race aboard the award winning Celebrity Solstice with an overnight stay in San Francisco.

Sail Date: September 13, 2013

Departing/Ending City: Seattle, WA/Ensenada, Mexico

Ship: Celebrity Solstice

Host: Executive Director, FIU Alumni Association, Duane Wiles (host dependent on number of cruise participants)

Pricing: From $1,373 per person (cruise only – airfare is additional)

Senior citizens (55+) should inquire about possibility of lower pricing.

To make reservations, contact Bob Zweig at Cruise Planners/Cruiseland at or call 866-946-2732 and refer to FIU cruise promotion. You can also visit!


Epicurean Spain
Oct. 1 – 10, 2013

An exclusive small group tour in Spain for memories of a lifetime. Hosted by Howard Lipman, FIU Foundation President and CEO.

• Exclusive winery visits in La Rioja & Getaria
• Cooking class with Basque chef
• Avant-garde winery architecture
• Basque and Riojan tapas tasting
• Gourmet walking tour in San Sebastián
• Grape harvest experience
• Tapas in the vineyard
• Private guided wine tasting sessions
• Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum
• Michelin-starred dining
• Food and wine expert guides
• 4 & 5 star hotels

Host: FIU Foundation President and CEO, Howard Lipman (host dependent on number of participants)

Pricing: From $4,920 per person

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