UW Retirement Association

Travel Plus — A fair for the 50+ UW Community

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

HUB Lyceum and HUB 145

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Free; register today!

Breakout sessions will be offered throughout the day in room 145 (first-come, first-served):

11:15: Independent Travel or a Tour Group?

12:15: Multigenerational/”Skip-Gen” Travel Adventures

1:15: Staying Healthy Abroad

Come explore the possibilities for travel plus a little something extra — education, adventure, cultural enrichment, volunteerism — at this fair presenting nonprofit and for-profit specialists in travel for adults over 50. Vendors have been recommended by UWRA member-travelers.

Registration now open HERE.

2019 Vendors:
  • Alki Tours Worldwide, with a mission to inspire, inform and equip travelers on tours that are fun, affordable and culturally broadening; striving to deliver a first-class travel experience, with unique itineraries worldwide
  • Earthwatch Institute, bringing individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet
  • Evergreen Escapes, where our expert guides and educators run unforgettable trips throughout the Pacific Northwest
  • Global Volunteers, non-profit organization with 34 years of experience working around the globe on community development projects with the help of short-term volunteers
  • Habitat for Humanity Global Village, where you can volunteer abroad and immerse yourself in a new culture
  • Launch Your Travels, a boutique travel education and concierge company specializing in teaching people aged 50 and beyond how to plan and execute their independent international trips through online courses and services
  • MIR Corporation Journeys to Legendary Destinations at the Crossroads of Europe & Asia, with headquarters in Seattle and affiliated offices in Siberia, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, MIR, from the Russian word meaning both “peace” and “world,” specializes in bringing people together to discover more about the world and, consequently, about themselves
  • Peace Corps, a service opportunity for motivated change makers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation
  • Road Scholar, creating unique group travel experiences for adults — inspiring learning adventures in the United States and  around the globe
  • Transformational Journeys Train, Trek, Transform! physically prepares and leads people on life-changing trekking adventures. Takes people from training in local parks to trekking world-wide
  • UnCruise Adventures, a Seattle-based small ship, soft adventure cruise company, uniquely offers the most active wildlife searches and explorations into natural backwaters and remote destinations, including Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Pacific NW, Columbia/Snake River, Costa Rica & Panama, and the Galapagos
  • UW Alumni Tours, enriching and engaging adventures in popular and lesser-known destinations around the globe, together with fellow alumni, faculty and friends
  • Wildland Adventures, rated “#1 Best Do-It-All Adventure Travel Company on Earth” by National Geographic, offers authentic worldwide explorations off the beaten path without sacrificing style for active and inquisitive travelers seeking exclusivity, premier boutique accommodations, and exceptional local guides who connect travelers with people and places more deeply.

This event is sponsored by UWRA as a service to the UW community. All are welcome!