A&M International Offering Weekend Tour to Monterrey

Texas A&M International University's Office of Continuing Education is currently conducting registration for a three-day weekend tour to Monterrey, Mexico Oct. 22 - 24.

Tour fee is $179 per person and includes round-trip transportation from Laredo via chartered air-conditioned bus, two overnight hotel stays, intercity transportation, and admission tickets to special attractions. Tour fee is based on double occupancy.

Among the sites participants will explore are the Museum of Contemporary Art; "Cola de Caballo," an impressive waterfall located just south of Monterrey; the "Grutas de Garcia," natural caverns that tunnel deep into the heart of the region's rugged mountains; the Museum of Mexican History; "Barrio Antiguo," a tony area in the historic downtown district filled with shops, cafes, and galleries; and "Los Cavazos," a trendy area of roadside shops and restaurants.

Tour participants will dine at carefully selected restaurants renowned for their fabulous food and ambiance, including "El Rey Del Cabrito."

Free time has also been included in the itinerary so tour participants can explore the city at their leisure.

Interested persons may register for the tour by visiting the University's Office of Continuing Education located in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 431. Space is limited so interested persons should register as soon as possible.

Individuals who register for the tour are responsible for obtaining the necessary documents for travel to Mexico. The University's Office of Continuing Education can provide further information on required travel documents.

For additional information, please call the University's Office of Continuing Education at 326-2700 or email to contedu@tamiu.edu.

University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu