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Air Canada, Utah Office of Tourism, Rocky Mountaineer Partner On New Campaign

Explore Utah Like Never Before Air Canada, Utah Office of Tourism and Rocky Mountaineer are offering retail agents in Canada an opportunity to Sell Your Way to Utah. The campaign began on Aug. 1, 2022 and the lucky winners will travel to explore Utah along with experience Rocky Mountaineer’s latest Rockies to the Red Rocks... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Airlines, Rail, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Agreements Between VIA Rail, Unifor Ratified

Agreements Between VIA Rail, Unifor Ratified Following the tentative agreements reached on July 12, 2022, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) reports the ratification of the collective agreements for some 2,400 VIA Rail employees working in its stations, on board its trains, in its maintenance centres, the VIA Customer Centre, and administrative... more ›
Posted in News, Rail

VIA Rail, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

VIA Rail, Union Reach Tentative Agreement VIA Rail Canada has reached tentative agreements with Unifor's Council 4000 and Local 100, the union representing some 2,400 VIA Rail employees working in its stations, on board its trains, in its maintenance centres, the VIA Customer Centre, and administrative offices. The tentative... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Rail

UPDATE: VIA Rail, Union Extend Negotiations

UPDATE: VIA Rail, Union Extend Negotiations The trains are still running as VIA Rail Canada continues to negotiate with the union representing some 2,400 VIA Rail employees working in its stations, on board its trains, in its maintenance centres, the VIA Customer Centre, and administrative offices. Talks between VIA Rail and Unifor... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Rail

VIA Rail Union Issues 72-Hour Strike Notice

VIA Rail Union Issues 72-Hour Strike Notice With a 72-hour strike notice now issued by the union representing some 2,400 VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) employees working in its stations, on board its trains, in its maintenance centres, the VIA Customer Centre and administrative offices, VIA Rail may be forced to suspend its services across... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Rail

All Aboard Rocky Mountaineer

All Aboard Rocky Mountaineer The 2022 Season Launch of Rocky Mountaineer is well underway with just one more Canadian route to open -- The Rainforest to Gold Rush – and its season opener is set for tomorrow (Sat., May 7). From now through October, Rocky Mountaineer’s glass-domed trains will be travelling along... more ›
Posted in Canada, Rail

VIA Rail Unveils Sustainability Plan

VIA Rail Unveils Sustainability Plan VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has reached some key milestones in its sustainability journey with the unveiling of its sustainability plan and its participation in the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact. VIA Rail's promise is that in the... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Rail, Responsible Travel

The New Green List

The New Green List In celebration of Earth Day, Travelport has released a new trend report about the state of sustainability in the travel industry. Together with two of its partners, Virgin Atlantic and Trainline, Travelport shines a light on the sector’s current initiatives with a focus on creating a... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Rail, Responsible Travel, Technology, Trends & Research

VIA Rail Is Back On Track

VIA Rail Is Back On Track VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) continues its gradual resumption of service plan and is pleased to be returning most of its services across the country by the end of June 2022. Cynthia Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer, said that: “This is a celebratory and crucial milestone in our... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Rail

A Brand New Eurail On Track For Success

A Brand New Eurail On Track For Success At one point in the conversation, Yi Ding, Business & Growth Development Manager for Eurail, observed that while there are many who travelled with a Eurail Pass in their youth, she wants travellers today to know that railway travel is not just for young backpackers. Eurail’s business... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Rail, Trends & Research
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