Europe's Alpine regions are described in a new booklet published by the Alpine Tourist Commission. Sixty-four pages spotlight travel by train, cable car and funicular in Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. Details on Eurailpasses, the Swiss Holiday Card, Germany's Rail Transit Card, the Italian Tourist Ticket, Austria's Rail Network Ticket. Other sections deal with food, wine, sports events, inns, history, boat excursions. The booklet is free. Write for "The Alps-- Europe's Top Attraction," c/o the Alpine Tourist Commission, Department A, Box 1137, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101.
Island Odysseys produces vacations for actives in Hawaii. Sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, rafting, wind surfing, parasailing, riding, kayaking, camping, helicopter trips, etc. A total of 58 options. A popular item: A zodiac boat ride along Kauai's haunting Na Pali Coast. Other water adventures take in the coastlines of Maui, Lanai and Molokai (chances to go shelling on deserted beaches). Sleep below deck or under the stars. Details from Island Odysseys, 46-018 Kam Highway, Suite 205, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744, or telephone toll-free (800) 367-5696.
Yorba Linda's Peddling Professor, Allen Zeltzer, is preparing for his 13th bicycle tour of Europe. Bikers start in Amsterdam, wind up in Copenhagen. They pedal through Belgium, France, Germany. The tab is $75 a day for hotels, breakfast, most dinners, transportation by train/boat and support vehicle services. Bikers may opt for the entire trip (four weeks) or as little as six days. The professor will arrange for your flight/bike trip to Europe. Write to Allen M. Zeltzer, 4041 Denver Ave., Yorba Linda, Calif. 92686, or contact Travel One, 11517 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles 90025. Telephone (213) 477-1534.