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The Mature Traveler

The Mind-Trip Never Ends

October 22, 1995|HANK KOVELL

The travel program called Interhostel, which caters to adults over the age of 30, is observing its 16th anniversary with the largest number of overseas travel programs since its founding in 1979. Interhostel's fall and winter catalogue lists nine new programs in addition to its 16 regularly scheduled tours. The new additions for fall 1995 and early 1996 include educational programs in conjunction with overseas universities, and they offer a wide range of topics, including the history, politics, environment and culture of each region.

New programs include Rome; Czech and Slovak Republics; Bristol and London, England; Burgundy, Beaujolais and Lyon, France; Israel and Jordan; Vietnam, and Christmas in Paris.

For a catalogue with detailed itineraries covering accommodations, meals, excursions and costs, contact Interhostel, 6 Garrison Ave., Durham, NH 03824; telephone (800) 733-9753.

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The Swiss Hotel Assn. is offering free copies of a booklet titled Holidays for Senior Citizens, which describes discounted lodgings in all 12 cantons (states) in Switzerland. The discounts are valid for women over age 62 and men over 65. For couples, one spouse must meet the age requirement. In addition to the hotel name, address and telephone number, comprehensive information in the booklet includes number of rooms, credit cards accepted, seasonal rates, surcharges for meals and other information. For a free copy, call the Swiss National Tourist Office in Los Angeles at (310) 335-5980 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Sunday November 5, 1995 Home Edition Travel Part L Page 6 Travel Desk 1 inches; 25 words Type of Material: Correction
Mature Traveler--Due to a reporting error, the age requirement for Interhostel programs was incorrect in Oct. 22 Travel section. Tours are open to individuals 50 years and older.

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