Destination Debut

Rediscover a world of adventure with the Traveling Owls!

Start planning for fantastic journeys in 2025 at Destination Debut on April 18! Talk directly with our tour operators, hear from past Rice faculty trip hosts, listen to featured speaker John Boles ’65 and learn more about all of the expeditions that await you next year. Enjoy refreshments, including beer and wine, inspired by the locales of our upcoming trips.

Share your favorite Traveling Owls memories and have your photos be featured at Destination Debut!

Destination Debut
Thursday, April 18
4–6 p.m.

Welcome remarks will begin at 4:45 p.m.

Moody Center for the Arts
Central Gallery
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005

Please register by Thursday, April 11.


The following tour operators will be onsite:
AHI Travel
Go Next
International Seminar Design Inc.
Lindblad Expeditions
*Odysseys Unlimited
The National WWII Museum

USI Affinity, Rice’s preferred travel insurance provider, will also be on-site.

*A representative from Odysseys Unlimited is unable to join us, but there will be a staff member from the Office of Alumni Relations available to help answer any questions about our trips with them in 2025

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Traveling Owls

The Rice Alumni Traveling Owls program serves as a catalyst for lifelong learning and strengthens bonds between Rice University alumni and friends. With a commitment to education, engagement, exploration and excellence, the Traveling Owls program is designed to create exciting intellectual itineraries unlike any other travel opportunities, while sustaining enthusiasm for knowledge and building relationships among fellow Owls.