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ES RE AR A F RF SE AI I E E RU FR -1 C ASIAN OR 2- F WONDERS Luxury Cruise Singapore • Ko Samui • Bangkok • Cambodia Saigon • Da Nang • Hanoi • Canton • Hong Kong Special Price Reduction $2,000 OFF PER STATEROOM IF BOOKED BY APRIL 20, 2010 Sponsored By January 13 - 30, 2011 From $ 4,999 Indulge yourself with an Asian Wonders 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 APRIL 20, 2010 V1 PRESORTED STANDARD U.S. POSTAGE Murstein Alumni Center PAID Oxford, OH 45056-2480 375 Asian Wonders V1 Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Dear Miami 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, every detail is attended to; your only task is to enjoy each sublime moment. Experience the very best of exotic Southeast Asia, where fascinating history, centuries-old traditions, and striking landmarks await your discovery. Departing from Singapore, cruise the South China Sea to Ko Samui, Thailand, an idyllic forested island with pristine beaches. See stunning golden palaces in vibrant Bangkok, and marvel at the natural beauty of Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s undiscovered gem. Continue to Vietnam, and discover its rich and colorful heritage with stops in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Da Nang, and Hanoi. Sail on to Canton, China, an ancient city with magnificent temples and elegant gardens, before concluding your journey in spectacular Hong Kong. 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 with only 684 passengers and a crew of 400, all your wants and needs will be catered to. Choose from 4 fabulous restaurants and enjoy the best cuisine at sea with menus designed by world-renowned master chef Jacques Pépin. Your stateroom will be an oasis of comfort, featuring Oceania Cruises’ exclusive Tranquility BedSM to guarantee a restful night. Make yourself at home in these exquisitely appointed rooms, a vast majority with lovely teak verandas. Every amenity you could dream of awaits you, and when you go ashore you’ll be well equipped with knowledge from excursion experts, guest lecturers and seminars. Nautica offers the perfect blend of relaxation and discovery. This 2011 cruise has already elicited excitement and interest, so we encourage you to sign up now for your choice of stateroom and the incredible offer of FREE AIRFARE. Also, there is a Special Price Reduction of $2,000 OFF per stateroom if booked by April 20, 2010. Welcome aboard! Sincerely, Available to alumni, their families and friends. Catherine M. Greene Director, Travel Program SPACE ON THIS CRUISE IS LIMITED! BOOK NOW! Call Miami University Alumni Association at 1-866-MUALUMS or Go Next at 1-800-842-9023 We strongly suggest purchasing travel insurance. Travel insurance information will be sent to you by the Miami University Alumni Association with your confirmation letter. Go Next, Inc. (hereinafter GN), located at 8000 West 78th Street, may not have been in effect during the last 90 days. Promotional fares Suite 345, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55439-2538, in return for full may remain in effect after the expiration date. 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Full Brochure Seller of Travel Registration No. 602-900-725, Iowa Seller of Travel Fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all cabin categories and Registration No. 477 Reserve Your Asian Wonders Cruise Today Miami University Alumni Association Murstein Alumni Center 725 E. Chestnut St. Oxford, OH 45056-2480 January 13 - 30, 2011 ❐ CRUISE PROGRAM WITH AIRFARE ❐ CRUISE PROGRAM ONLY Please indicate preferred departure city: _____________________________________ Stateroom category requested: 1st choice ________ 2nd choice ________ Bed request: ❐ Twin (2 beds) ❐ Queen Single and Triple accommodations are subject to availability, at an additional cost. 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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 • Go Next program manager onboard to assist to all age groups with the right 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 Singapore 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 lecturers will regale you with personal • Impeccable service. insights and expertise on the endless • Open seating restaurants with cuisine treasures waiting ashore. inspired by Jacques Pépin. Each day on Nautica will inspire you to try • Resort casual attire – no formal nights. something new. Relax in a private cabana, • 93% ocean view staterooms, 70% of those take a refreshing dip in the heated pool, with private verandas. or a brisk walk around the oval track. Stop in the rejuvenating Canyon Ranch • Enrichment programs including seminars SpaClub®, join a Team Trivia game, or led by naturalists, historians and local settle into an armchair with a book in the 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 headliner and a great show in the ship’s All Oceania Cruises’ staterooms feature exclusive lounge. There’s always something to do, Tranquility BedsSM (two lower twin beds convertible and if you desire, nothing to do but relax to queen), 24-hour room service, twice-daily maid service, plush cotton towels, thick cotton robes and and breathe in the ocean air. slippers, flat-screen television, direct dial satellite telephone, internet access port, 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 • All surcharges, airline fees and government taxes the ship’s facilities onboard the cruise Asian Wonders Itinerary JAN 13 Thursday Depart the U.S.A. JAN 14 Friday In flight JAN 15 Saturday Arrive in Singapore and transfer to Nautica. DAY PORT ARRIVE DEPART JAN 15 Saturday Singapore, Singapore Embark 3:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. JAN 16 Sunday Cruising the South China Sea —..... —..... JAN 17 Monday Ko Samui, Thailand 8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. JAN 18 Tuesday Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 9:00 a.m. OVERNIGHT ON SHIP JAN 19 Wednesday Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand —..... 2:00 p.m. JAN 20 Thursday Sihanoukville, Cambodia 8:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. JAN 21 Friday Cruising the Gulf of Thailand —..... —..... JAN 22 Saturday Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam 10:00 a.m. OVERNIGHT ON SHIP JAN 23 Sunday Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam —..... 4:00 p.m. JAN 24 Monday Cruising the South China Sea —..... —..... JAN 25 Tuesday Da Nang, Vietnam 8:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. JAN 26 Wednesday Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam 12:00 p.m. OVERNIGHT ON SHIP JAN 27 Thursday Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam —..... 7:00 p.m. JAN 28 Friday Cruising the Hainan Strait —..... —..... JAN 29 Saturday Canton (Huangpu), China 8:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. JAN 30 Sunday Hong Kong, China Disembark 8:00 a.m. After disembarking, transfer to the airport for your return to the U.S.A. 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. 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 and more. Comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of these extraordinary staterooms. 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 April 20, 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, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Des Moines, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Knoxville, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York (JFK), Newark, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh-Durham, 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 KO SAMUI, THAILAND Explore this idyllic, forested island and its pristine beaches. Visit the giant Buddha at Wat Phra Yai, the elephant camp where these intelligent animals display their work skills and a plantation where monkeys harvest coconuts. Head to the interior and see majestic cascading waterfalls and how rubber trees are tapped. Enjoy the gorgeous beaches. BANGKOK, THAILAND Indulge your senses in the city’s fabulous golden temples and palaces, the royal barges and the Emerald Buddha. Explore the hidden city of teak mansions and lovely gardens or learn about Thai culture. SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA Tucked into the Gulf of Thailand, idyllic Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s undiscovered gem, an unspoiled oasis of white sandy beaches, secluded coves, clear waters, and charming bungalows. Cruise the waters to one of the many nearby untouched islands surrounded by pristine coral reefs, visit the urban center or relax on one of the beautiful beaches. SAIGON (HO CHI MINH CITY), VIETNAM Discover the rich heritage of Saigon and the rural Mekong Delta. See the city’s lovely pagodas, colonial architecture and broad boulevards. Visit the vibrant markets, Chinatown and the fascinating Cu Chi tunnels. Explore the lush countryside of farms, rice paddies and villages with a cruise on the Mekong. DA NANG, VIETNAM Visit the intriguing Cham Museum, filled with wonderful artifacts of the Cham culture centered here for a millennium, and famed China Beach. Hue, the former imperial capital on the Perfume River, also beckons. Enjoy its lovely temples, pagodas and imposing citadel protected by a moat. HANOI (HA LONG BAY), VIETNAM Drink in the exquisite beauty of Ha Long Bay with its breathtaking monolithic limestone islands and famous morning mists before going ashore to visit Hanoi. Enjoy the broad boulevards, French colonial architecture and wonderful old quarter. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Vuon Bach Thao park where locals practice Tai Chi. CANTON (HUANGPU), CHINA Explore this ancient city and its beautiful temples; visit an emperor’s tomb, admire magnificent historic artifacts and elegant gardens. Tour a local kindergarten and see the children learning calligraphy and painting. Visit the grand Sun-Yat-Sen Memorial or visit Foshan where Buddhas are carved in a hillside, and see a traditional scholar’s garden. 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 Singapore Pre-Cruise Program $599 per person, double occupancy includes: • 2 nights’ accommodations at the five-star • Professional tour guide luxury Mandarin Oriental, Singapore with • Transfers between the airport, hotel and daily American breakfast cruise ship, with related luggage handling • Sightseeing excursion of Singapore JAN 13 Arrive in Singapore and transfer to the Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. JAN 14 Enjoy a panoramic drive through beautiful Singapore. Travel to the Civic District, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court, and City Hall. Enjoy impressive views of Marina Bay from Merlion Park, and visit Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist temples. Drive past Chinatown, and stop by a local handicraft center to get an up-close view of craftsmen at work. Proceed to the stunning National Orchid Garden, located within Singapore Botanic Gardens, which boasts a sprawling display of 60,000 orchids. Before returning to your hotel, be entranced by the scents of Little India’s aromatic joss sticks, jasmine, and spices. JAN 15 Morning at leisure. Transfer to Nautica in the afternoon. THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL, SINGAPORE is a five star luxury hotel situated on Marina Square, ideally located for shopping, leisure, and cultural excursions. This state-of-the-art hotel, designed to the height of modern luxury, is surrounded by beautiful panoramas and complete with premier restaurants and bars, spa, pool, and fitness center. Your lavish guestroom features floor-to-ceiling windows, TV with satellite and cable programs, coffee and tea making facilities, mini-bar, plush bathrobes and slippers, and internet access. 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 Pacific World Singapore Pte Ltd. 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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