ES RE AR A F RF SE AI I E E RU FR -1 C F OR 2- ASIAN EXPLORATIONS Luxury Cruise Beijing • Seoul • Shanghai • Hiroshima Kyoto • Okinawa • Taipei • Hong Kong Special Price Reduction $2,000 OFF PER STATEROOM IF BOOKED BY JUNE 15, 2010 Sponsored By The University of Utah Alumni Association March 10 - 26, 2011 From $ 4,999 Indulge yourself with an Asian Explorations Luxury Cruise including FREE AIRFARE! FREE AIRFARE For the sixth year in a row, 2-FOR-1 CRUISE FARES Travel & Leisure Magazine and Take advantage of the Condé Nast Traveler have ranked Special Price Reduction Oceania Cruises as one of the $2,000 OFF PER world’s finest cruise lines. STATEROOM IF BOOKED BY JUNE 15, 2010 V1 PRESORTED STANDARD U.S. POSTAGE PAID 390 Asian Explorations V1 Itsukushima Shrine Dear Alumni and Friends, A voyage on Oceania Cruises’ Nautica is an exceptional experience that takes cruising to new heights. Look forward to unparalleled service and an in-depth travel adventure. Whether onboard or ashore, you can be assured that every detail is attended to; your only task is to enjoy every sublime moment. Experience the legendary lands of Eastern Asia where the past comes to life and where ancient temples mingle with modern high-rises. During your voyage, visit the faraway shores of China, South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, and explore their captivating ports. Discover Seoul’s magnificent 14th-century palace; stroll Shanghai’s famous Bund; visit ancient shrines and historic memorials in Hiroshima, Kyoto and Okinawa; explore colorful markets in Taipei, and see Hong Kong’s towering skyscrapers. This is a luxurious, upscale experience that redefines living on the water. The streamlined size of this ship allows for a feeling of elegant intimacy, and a crew of 400 caters to only 684 passengers. Choose from four fabulous restaurants and enjoy the best cuisine at sea with menus by world-renowned master chef Jacques Pépin. Your stateroom is an oasis of comfort, featuring Oceania Cruises’ exclusive Tranquility BedSM to ensure a restful night. Make yourself at home in these exquisitely appointed rooms, most featuring lovely teak verandas. Every amenity you could dream of awaits you, and when you go ashore you’ll be well equipped with knowledge provided by excursion experts, guest lecturers, and instructive seminars. Nautica offers the perfect blend of relaxation and discovery. Please join us for this fascinating trip to the Far East in 2011. Welcome aboard! Sincerely, Available to alumni, their families and friends. M. John Ashton Executive Director The University of Utah Alumni Association SPACE ON THIS CRUISE IS LIMITED! BOOK NOW! Call for additional information: 952-918-8950 or 800-842-9023 Fax: 952-918-8975 www.GoNext.com We strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance. Travel insurance information will be sent to you by the University of Utah Alumni Association with your confirmation letter. 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Encounter a new world, The Ambiance soft textures, luxurious furnishings, and The moment you step onboard you’ll feel it, Tranquility BedsSM, considered by many an immediate sense of calm and comfort. to be “a slice of heaven.” A vast majority Feel warmly welcomed by an ambiance of of the staterooms on Nautica feature teak effortless elegance, casual days at sea and verandas, a private haven to retire to with a impeccable attention to detail. For the flute of champagne, or to watch the sun set 684 passengers who board Oceania Cruises’ over the sea. Nautica it will be a voyage like no other. The ship’s décor will delight, lavished with The Flavor dark rich woods, plush fabrics, intriguing Host of numerous television shows, author artwork, and an abundance of fresh flowers. of more than 20 cookbooks, and personal The streamlined size of Nautica allows for chef to several heads of state, Jacques Pépin an intimate, convivial atmosphere and highly is one of the world’s leaders in fine cuisine. personalized service. On this ship, experience He brings his legendary culinary talents to the pinnacle of luxury cruising. all of the unique restaurants onboard. From the European-inspired Grand Dining Room The Nuance to the breezy Tapas on the Terrace, variety Even the most minute aspect of your voyage is part of the fun. Other dinner options has been carefully considered. With the include steak and seafood at the Polo Grill perfect ratio of staff to guests, you’ll find and regional Italian cuisine at Toscana. all your needs and whims catered to. The Options for lunch include the Grand Dining international staff is schooled in the art of Room, the poolside grill at Waves, or a full fine service, with their core principle being buffet at the Terrace Café. In addition to the the desire to please. The exceptional service restaurants, Nautica also features 24-hour onboard this ship will almost magically room service, high tea at 4:00 p.m., an ice anticipate your needs, elevating your entire cream bar, afternoon pizzeria and evening cruising experience. Your stateroom or suite snacks. Each cruise offers menus featuring will be your private oasis designed with all literally hundreds of different dishes. The the comforts of home. Furnished with only chefs know no bounds in their pursuit of the highest quality in mind, you’ll feel perfection, striving to please even the most awash in the serenity of soothing colors, discriminating palates. We are dedicated to providing Exclusive Benefits our travelers the opportunity of • FREE AIRFARE from select cities traveling well at an affordable price. • Private Welcome Reception We develop programs that appeal • Complimentary bottle of wine to all age groups with the right • Go Next program manager onboard to assist with every need balance between seeing and just • Exceptional value being in new and exotic places. • Convenient departure cities • Exclusive program, not offered to the general public • Optional Beijing Pre-Cruise Program • Optional Hong Kong Post-Cruise Program onboard and onshore. The Inspiration The Oceania Cruises Difference Your concierge and shore excursion • Smaller, more intimate ships, with only 684 staff will provide you with a wealth of guests, providing access to more exotic ports. information about the places you will visit, • Guest to staff ratio is 1.7 to 1. and the prestigious and often famous guest • Impeccable service. lecturers will regale you with personal insights and expertise on the endless • Four open-seating gourmet restaurants treasures waiting ashore. with cuisine inspired by Jacques Pépin; all for no additional charge. Each day on Nautica will inspire you to try something new. Relax in a private cabana, • Resort casual attire – no formal nights. enjoy a refreshing dip in the heated pool, • 93% ocean view staterooms, 74% of those or take a brisk walk around the oval track. with private verandas. Stop in the rejuvenating Canyon Ranch • Enrichment programs including SpaClub®, join a Team Trivia game, or seminars led by naturalists, historians settle into an armchair with a book in the and local experts. English-style library. Nightfall brings with • Critically acclaimed headline entertainers. it a variety of entertainment; enjoy the soft • Large heated pool and three whirlpool spas. jazz styling of Horizons, listen to a classic string quartet under the stars, dance to the • State-of-the-art fitness center. inspired sounds of a 12-piece orchestra, • Unlimited complimentary soft drinks and or try your luck at the ship’s casino. Every bottled water. night brings a new critically acclaimed All Oceania Cruises’ staterooms feature exclusive headliner and a great show in the ship’s Tranquility BedsSM (two lower twin beds convertible lounge. There’s always something to do, to queen), 24-hour room service, twice-daily maid and if you desire, nothing to do but relax service, plush cotton towels, thick cotton robes and slippers, flat-screen television, DVD player, and breathe in the ocean air. direct dial satellite telephone, wireless internet access, writing desk, security safe, 110/220 volt outlets and hair dryer. Cruise Program Includes • FREE ROUND-TRIP AIRFARE FROM • Private Welcome Reception SELECT OCEANIA CRUISES CITIES • Complimentary bottle of wine • 15 nights’ accommodations and cruising • Attentive service from an experienced onboard Nautica to historic and scenic Go Next program manager ports of call • Comprehensive pre-departure information • All meals, entertainment and use of the • All surcharges, airline fees and government taxes facilities onboard the ship Asian Explorations Itinerary MAR 10 Thursday Depart the U.S.A. MAR 11 Friday Arrive in Beijing, China, and transfer to Nautica. DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART MAR 11 Friday Beijing (Tianjin), China Embark 3:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m. MAR 12 Saturday Cruising the Yellow Sea —..... —..... MAR 13 Sunday Seoul (Inchon), South Korea 8:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. MAR 14 Monday Cruising the Yellow Sea —..... —..... OVERNIGHT MAR 15 Tuesday Shanghai, China 8:00 a.m. ON SHIP MAR 16 Wednesday Shanghai, China —..... 6:00 p.m. MAR 17 Thursday Cruising the East China Sea —..... —..... MAR 18 Friday Hiroshima, Japan 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. OVERNIGHT MAR 19 Saturday Kyoto (Kobe), Japan 8:00 a.m. ON SHIP MAR 20 Sunday Kyoto (Kobe), Japan —..... 6:00 p.m. MAR 21 Monday Cruising the Philippine Sea —..... —..... MAR 22 Tuesday Okinawa (Naha), Japan 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. OVERNIGHT MAR 23 Wednesday Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan 3:00 p.m. ON SHIP MAR 24 Thursday Taipei (Keelung), Taiwan —..... 11:00 p.m. MAR 25 Friday Cruising the Taiwan Strait —..... —..... MAR 26 Saturday Hong Kong, China Disembark 8:00 a.m. After disembarking, transfer to the airport for your return to the U.S.A. Cross the International Date Line and arrive the same day. Oceania Cruises may modify the cruise itinerary up to and during the voyage. All air, cruise and land accommodations, local transportation and optional shore excursions are arranged by Oceania Cruises, Inc. who may use other suppliers or providers to render the services. The agreement in this brochure is the exclusive and entire statement of the agreement between you and Go Next, Inc. It should be read carefully. This map represents approximate locations. JAPAN SOUTH KOREA CHINA TAIWAN FREE AIRFARE Cruise Program Pricing 2-FOR-1 REGULAR SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE ALUMNI PRICE* STATEROOM CATEGORY/DESCRIPTION (PER PERSON) (PER PERSON) G Inside Stateroom - Decks 4, 6 & 7 $11,998 $4,999 F Inside Stateroom - Decks 7 & 8 $12,398 $5,199 Features a comfortable seating area and plenty of storage space. Category G has very limited availability. E Outside Ocean View - Deck 6 $12,798 $5,399 Features a comfortable seating area and window with obstructed view. D Outside Ocean View - Deck 3 $13,198 $5,599 Features a spacious seating area, breakfast table and classic porthole. C2 Deluxe Ocean View - Deck 4 $14,398 $6,199 C1 Deluxe Ocean View - Decks 4, 6 & 7 $14,798 $6,399 Features a spacious seating area, breakfast table and full-size window. B2 Veranda - Deck 6 $16,398 $7,199 B1 Veranda - Deck 6 $16,798 $7,399 Features a private teak veranda and breakfast table. Watch the world sail by while comfortably seated outdoors, or relax on the comfortable sofa inside. A3 Concierge Level Veranda - Deck 7 $17,198 $7,599 A2 Concierge Level Veranda - Decks 7 & 8 $17,598 $7,799 A1 Concierge Level Veranda - Decks 7 & 8 $17,998 $7,999 Features a private teak veranda, refrigerated mini-bar, plush seating area, spacious closet, premier services including priority restaurant reservations and early embarkation, and more. PH3 Penthouse Suite - Deck 8 $21,998 $9,999 PH2 Penthouse Suite - Deck 8 $22,398 $10,199 Features a spacious living area, private in-suite dining, Butler service, refrigerated mini-bar, vanity desk, full-size bathtub, and much more. Magnificent views await you through the sliding glass door on the exquisitely furnished private teak veranda. All stateroom locations and prices are subject to availability. Additional stateroom categories may be available. * The Special Reduced Alumni Price shown above reflects the $2,000 per stateroom Early Booking Price Reduction when booked by June 15, 2010. Prices are per person, double occupancy. Advertised prices include all surcharges, airline fees and government taxes. Round-trip airport transfers of $180 and any applicable visa fees are additional. Oceania Cruises’ FREE AIRFARE cities are Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York (JFK), Newark, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Richmond, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, and Washington D.C. (Dulles). Many other departure cities are available for an additional fee of $199. Call for a complete listing. All airfare is in coach class. Airline-imposed baggage fees may apply. Ports of Call SEOUL (INCHON), SOUTH KOREA Travel to Seoul and discover its 5,000-year-old heritage amidst the ultra-modern high-rises. Visit the magnificent 14th-century palace and stone pagoda, the National Museum and the bustling antique district. Or spend a day in the serene atmosphere of a Zen Buddhist temple and a historic Korean village. See the DMZ, or simply wander the Fish Market and promenade at Inchon. SHANGHAI, CHINA See the amazing contrasts of this burgeoning city, from the broad European-style Bund to the soaring, state-of-the-art buildings of Pudong. Visit the magnificent art museum and the renowned 16th-century Yu Yuan Garden. Enjoy the city by night, watch an acrobatic show, browse local markets or take a trip to one of the famed garden cities of Suzhou or Wuxi. HIROSHIMA, JAPAN Visit the skeletal A-Bomb Dome, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum, and the statue to the children who died. Stroll through beautifully landscaped Hiroshima Gardens, visit the rebuilt Hiroshima Castle or journey to the exquisite sacred island of Miyajima and see the extraordinary Itsukushima Shrine. KYOTO (KOBE), JAPAN Visit the breathtaking temples and shrines of Japan’s old imperial capital, Kyoto, or visit ancient Nara, the cradle of Japanese arts, literature and crafts, with its magnificent shrines and temples that pre-date those in Kyoto. Stroll through Nara park, famed for its deer and impressive Kasuga Grand Shrine. Then travel to Osaka and its famed castle. In Kobe, visit historic Himeji Castle, a huge, amazing edifice built entirely of wood and tile! OKINAWA (NAHA), JAPAN Explore this beautiful island and visit imposing Shuri Castle, home of the Ryukyu royal family for 400 years. Enjoy the scenic countryside, the WWII memorials, the magnificent limestone caves and a reconstructed Ryukyu village where the island’s heritage and crafts are on display. TAIPEI (KEELUNG), TAIWAN On this fascinating island, visit Taipei 101, one of the world’s tallest buildings, the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial, the fabulous Palace Museum’s vast collection of Chinese art and the lovely Lungshan Temple. Explore Keelung’s historic sites and Yeliu Park’s astonishing rock formations. In each port of call you may select from a variety of optional shore excursions for an additional charge, some of which are referenced in the descriptions above. Alumni Exclusive Beijing Pre-Cruise Program $599 per person, double occupancy includes: • 2 nights’ accommodations at the five-star • Professional tour guide deluxe Ritz-Carlton, Beijing hotel • Transfers between the airport, hotel and • 3 meals: 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch cruise ship, with related luggage handling • Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary MAR 08 Depart the U.S.A. MAR 09 Arrive in Beijing, China, and transfer to the deluxe Ritz-Carlton, Beijing hotel. MAR 10 Included sightseeing to China’s Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. Visit one of the world’s most famous landmarks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the expansive Great Wall of China. After lunch (included), continue to one of the 13 magnificent Ming Tombs, imperial burial chambers built to hold the lavish wealth of Ming Emperors. MAR 11 Included sightseeing of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Begin in the largest public square in the world, the epic Tiananmen Square. Pass through the 15th-century Gate of Heavenly Peace to explore the Forbidden City, a complex of palaces and temples once available only to the Royal Family. In the afternoon, transfer to Tianjin and board Nautica. THE RITZ-CARLTON, BEIJING is a five-star luxury hotel ideally situated in the thriving Chaoyang District, just minutes away from Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, and surrounded by landscaped gardens. Inside its glittering glass and chrome exterior, find a rejuvenating sanctuary where you can enjoy an indoor pool, spa, fitness center, and several lounges and restaurants featuring the finest in Asian and international cuisine. After a day exploring China’s capital, retreat to your guest room complete with the Ritz-Carlton’s signature linens and featherbed, flat-screen TV, mini-bar, internet access, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, in-room safe, and 24-hour room service. Global Destinations Management, Ltd. and Go Next, Inc. are not responsible for injuries or losses resulting from any causes beyond their own respective and exclusive control. Global Destinations Management, Ltd. and Go Next, Inc. are not responsible for the negligence of the other or any other suppliers or providers. All pre-cruise land accommodations, local transportation and sightseeing are arranged and operated by Hotelbeds (Shanghai) Commercial Service Co. Ltd. in Beijing who may use other suppliers or providers to render the services. A Hong Kong Post-Cruise Program is available. Call for details.
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