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Dates

May 19 to 27, 2019

Starting Price

$4,995

Deposit per Person

$800

8 Days
Cruise
Gohagan & Co.
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Trip Highlights

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage. Cruise from Glasgow, Scotland, to Bergen, Norway, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest Five-Star, small ship LE CHAMPLAIN with a private balcony in all Suites and Staterooms and the world’s first multisensory, underwater observatory lounge. Travel in the wake of Viking explorers, cruising into ports accessible only by small ship amid spectacular landscapes in this seafaring region steeped in history and cultural richness. Enjoy a full-day scenic excursion into the Scottish Highlands, with visits to Fort William, Glenfinnan and Glencoe, and a specially arranged ride on Norway’s Flåm Railway, one of the world’s most
scenic rail journeys. Visit Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands; prehistoric Jarlshof in the Shetland Islands; the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Orkney’s Neolithic Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae, including a special presentation by the Ness of Brodgar archaeological site director and head archaeologist; and Bergen’s picturesque Bryggen. Edinburgh/Glasgow Pre-Cruise and Norway/Copenhagen Post-Cruise Options.

Itinerary

Day 1

U.S.

Sunday, May 19
Depart the U.S.

Day 2

Glasgow, Scotland

Monday, May 20
Discover Glasgow, a dynamic Scottish city where the indelible mark of Viking conquest still
permeates the art and culture. Transfer to the Five-Star LE CHAMPLAIN and embark to the
evocative melodies of a traditional bagpiper. (D)

Full Itinerary
Meet Your Trip Host

Thomas P. Lyon holds the Dow Chair of Sustainable Science, Technology and Commerce at the University of Michigan, with appointments in both the Ross School of Business and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. From 2006-2011 he served as Director of the University’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, and he currently serves as Associate Director of the University of Michigan Energy Institute. Professor Lyon has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, the University of Chicago, the University of Bonn, University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Paris, and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Scuola Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy.
Professor Lyon is a leader in using economic analysis to understand corporate environmental strategy and how it is shaped by emerging government regulations, non-governmental organizations, and consumer demands. His book Corporate Environmentalism and Public Policy, published by Cambridge University Press, is the first rigorous economic analysis of this increasingly important topic. Professor Lyon earned his bachelor’s degree at Princeton University and his doctorate at Stanford University. His current research focuses on corporate environmental information disclosure, greenwash, and voluntary programs for environmental improvement.
Professor Lyon has participated in several previous trips with the Alumni Association, including to the Greek Islands, Antarctica, Machu Picchu and the Galapagos, and Europe. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, swimming, cooking, and playing cello in alt-country bands.

By participating in an Alumni Association of University of Michigan travel trip, you have stated that the Alumni Association has the exclusive right to use video and other visual/audio portrayals of You or Your likeness taken during Your trip in any medium of any nature whatsoever for any purpose, including advertising or promoting the services of the trip without any compensation being paid to You. Any such portrayal or likeness shall be the exclusive property of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan.

Dates

May 19 to 27, 2019

Starting Price

$4,995

Deposit per Person

$800

8 Days
Cruise
Gohagan & Co.
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064