The Jamaica Tourist Board said that 75% of the country’s hotel rooms are fully operational, with the remainder expected to be ready by the start of the winter tourist season. Air Jamaica, American, Eastern, British Airways and Air Canada airlines have restored normal services, and electricity has been restored to most resorts in the wake of Hurricane Gilbert. For more information, contact Jamaica Tourist Board, 3440 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1207, Los Angeles 90010, or call (213) 384-1123.
A preview of a summer 1989 tour to the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador will be the topic of a slide and video presentation by Norman H. Cole, professor of biology, on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Administration 108, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Admission free. For more information, call (714) 432-5738.
A slide show by photographer Dave Wyman on Yosemite National Park will be presented by the UCLA Sierra Club at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Chancellor’s Room, Pauley Pavillion, UCLA. Admission free. For more information, contact Dave Finch at (213) 825-2906.
Hinduism will be the subject of UCLA professor of history Kees W. Balle at a meeting of The Asia Society from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Level C, Arco Plaza, 505 S. Flower St., Los Angeles 90071. Members admitted free, non-members $1. For more information and reservations, call (213) 624-0945, Ext.3.
A review of Royal Cruise Line’s Crown Odyssey and its Scandinavia-Soviet Union cruise will be held at an open-house party sponsored by Calig World Travel at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Beverly Hillcrest Hotel, Los Angeles. Admission free. For reservations and more information, call (818) 703-0100.