Richard and Arlene Small open Studentaire Travel, a company solely focused on travel for college students.
Launched Alumni Holidays with a focus on serving the university alumni association market to connect graduates back to their alma maters—the first company to focus on this market.
All travel now operated under the name Alumni Holidays.
Alumni Holidays operates their first trip to Europe.
Alumni Holidays operates a chartered aircraft to the 1968 Rose Bowl to Indiana University, the largest civilian air movement ever.
Alumni Holidays operates their first programs to Asia on back-to-back charters.
Egypt and Nile river cruises begin.
AHI Incentives launch, targeting the U.S. Incentive Travel market.
AHI incorporates under the name AHI International Corporation.
AHI expands into Canada.
The first overnight passenger ship on France’s Rhone and Saone rivers is launched.
The first overnight passenger ship on France’s Seine River and the first-ever river cruise on Russia’s Neva River are launched.
The Alumni Campus Abroad (ACA) concept begins, featuring inclusive air, excursions, meals, seminars, and more.
Richard and Arlene Small retire. AHI is now managed by sons Joseph, Brian, and Rick Small.
AHI launches its first website, which was fully bookable and features co-branded websites for clients. Begins operating programs to Cuba.
Launches—first-ever cruises for Americans between St. Petersburg and Moscow; and a long-standing relationship with the Eastern and Orient Express, operating luxury journeys in Old World style between Bangkok, Thailand and Singapore.
Launches Art of Living to extended stay three and four week programs featuring aparthotel accommodations and learning tracks, including language, art, cuisine and other cultural learning opportunities. The first program operated in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Listening devices added for all excursions allow for clear hearing and free movement of travelers.
Added “Art of Living in Provence” in the town of Aix and “Art of Living in Tuscany” in Florence, Italy.
AHI expands into Great Britain, operating first trip with Oxford University.
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