AESU tours and the Dance Educators of America are offering a 10-day trip highlighted by a New Year's Eve celebration in Vienna. The New Year's celebration begins with a performance of Johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" at the Volksoper.

Following the opera, participants will receive a six-course dinner at Hotel Palais Schwarzenberg. Fireworks, music and dancing will complete the evening. Activities include a wine tasting, sightseeing, shopping, art viewing, entertainment and visits to Budapest, Szentendre and Esztergom.Departing Dec. 27, the cost of $3,350 per person, double occupancy, includes land arrangements and round-trip air fare from New York City. Accommodations, a daily breakfast buffet and New Year's Day brunch, plus seven dinners, tickets to two operas, the New Year's Eve party at the Schwarzenberg Palace, a private Vienna state ballet rehearsal, motor coach, a tour manager, city tours of Vienna and Budapest, guides, entrance fees and service charges are all part of the package.

For more information, contact the AESU New Year's Gala Desk, Suite 248, West Quadrangle, Village of Cross Keys, Baltimore, Md. 21210, (800) 638-7640.


Globus-Gateway's "Britain Sampler" tours that cost from $519 to $529 have been planned for November through March 1991. Although the trips have been scheduled weekly year-round, peak-period prices are $659 per person.

The 10-day packages include visits to Hampton Court gardens, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Bath, the Cotswolds, Stratford-on-Avon, Llangollen and Horseshoe Pass.

Included in the price are accommodations, a continental or full English breakfast daily, three dinners, motor coach, a tour director and sightseeing. For more information, contact Globus-Gateway, 150 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, Calif. 91101.


Three tours to the Soviet Union, with extensions to Finland, are being offered through April, 1991, by FinnWay, Eisenhower Plaza, 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, N.J.

A 10-day "Land of the Czars" trip is highlighted by stops in Moscow and Leningrad, connected by an overnight ride on the popular Red Arrow train.

A five-day "Moscow a la Savoy" trip offers transfers, optional tours and theater performances.

Hotel Leningrad is used on an eight-day "Leningrad as You Like It" trip, which provides city sightseeing on five of the days. Optional activities, such as an air tour to Moscow, can be substituted at additional cost.

Prices for the "Land of the Czars" tour, including air fare from Los Angeles, are $1,920 to $2,320; "Moscow a la Savoy," including air fare from New York City and daily breakfasts, costs from $945 to $1,245, and "Leningrad as You Like It" is $985 to $1,250, including air fare from New York City. Extensions in Finland cost extra. For more information, call FinnWay at (800) 526-4927.


A tour focusing on the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona will depart from Los Angeles on July 28, 1992, and return after Aug. 9, when events are concluded.

For more information, contact Selten Enterprises, 1992 Olympics, 2980 Durand Drive, Los Angeles, Calif. 90068.