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Fsu Grad Tour Press Release


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For the European Odyssey Graduation Tour, I developed and press release which was printed in the school newspaper, the FSView.

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Fsu Grad Tour Press Release

  1. 1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Ms. Keshonda Walker FSU Alumni Association (863) 557-4102 Florida State University European Graduation Tour Summer 2009 For a third year in a row, the FSU Alumni Association is offering a 16 day, seven country European Graduation Tour for recent graduates and young alumni. The trip offers FSU alumni an introduction to the major cities across Western Europe, but also includes a sampling of smaller ones. The trip will begin in London and continue onto Paris, Brussels, the Rhine River valley region of Germany, Munich, Salzburg, the Austrian alpine resort town of Zell Am See, Venice, Florence and Rome. There is an optional Greece Add-On for those that would like to extend their stay in Europe for an additional five days. The dates for the European Odyssey (London to Rome) portion are May 15th to May 30th, 2009 and the Greece Add-On dates are May 30th to June 11th, 2009. Included on the tour is transportation to each city on a luxury coach bus, stays at 3 to 4 star hotels in safe locations, breakfast every day, half of the dinners, a European Tour Director to guide travelers to each destination, and five in-depth city tours with registered city guides. In addition to city tours, other activities include a pub crawl in London, a chocolate factory tour in Brussels, a cruise down the Rhine River, a Roman banquet dinner and a toga party on a Greek island. Extra optional excursions are available for purchase. These include a cabaret show in Paris, whitewater rafting in the Alps, a gondola ride through the canals in Venice, a tour of the famous Accademia Gallery in Florence, and a Sistine Chapel tour in Vatican City. The price is $3,077 for the European Odyssey and $856 for the Greece Add-On. To book, alumni must make a $500 deposit, and the remainder is due 90 days prior to departure. There is no deadline to book, but there are only 48 seats on a tour and no more reservations can be taken after it is filled. A once in a lifetime experience, the Graduation Tour is a chance to travel and bond with fellow alumni. For additional information on the Graduation Tour, contact Ms. Keshonda Walker at the FSU Alumni Association or visit About the Florida State University Alumni Association The Florida State University Alumni Association is devoted to keeping students connected and building beneficial relationships between the University and its alumni. They offer a wide range of travel opportunities, such as trips to Alaska, Iceland and Tuscany. They also offer great rates on life insurance and not to mention discounts on Avis, Office Max and FSU football season tickets. Become a member today and stay connected with your Seminole heritage! -End-