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Cunard Sets Sail With Rocky Mountaineer

Cunard Sets Sail With Rocky Mountaineer This summer, Cunard will be offering passengers aboard the Queen Elizabeth’s Alaska sailing the opportunity to experience the Rocky Mountaineer train through the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Depending on their sailing date, guests will either be able to extend their Alaska voyage with a... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Rail

See The Southwest With Rocky Mountaineer

See The Southwest With Rocky Mountaineer A new early booking promotion by Rocky Mountaineer, dubbed “See the Southwest,” offers a discount of C$420 CAD/US$300 off per couple on the “Rockies to the Red Rocks” train trip during select 2023 travel dates. The discount is applicable to all departures in July and August; or... more ›
Posted in Rail, Specials

VIA Rail Issues Statement On Travel Disruptions

VIA Rail Issues Statement On Travel Disruptions VIA Rail Canada’s (VIA Rail) President and Chief Executive Officer, Martin R. Landry issued the following statement yesterday regarding the travel delays and train cancellations which occurred from Dec. 23 to Dec. 26. In it Landry said: “A severe winter storm along with the derailment... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Rail

From The Rockies To Red Rocks With Rocky Mountaineer

From The Rockies To Red Rocks With Rocky Mountaineer Rocky Mountaineer has recently wrapped up its first full season of running the “Rockies to Red Rocks” rail tour through the mountains of Colorado and Utah, and the future is looking bright for the route in 2023. Evidence of that is in early bookings that are trending ahead of forecasts,... more ›
Posted in News, On The Road Again, Rail

A Month Of Savings On Rail Vacations

A Month Of Savings On Rail Vacations Railbookers and Amtrak Vacations are offering travellers an extended opportunity to save big on rail vacations with their Pre-Black Friday “Month of Savings” sale. From Oct. 24 and running until Nov. 28, discounts of up to $500 per couple are available, based on the length of the journeys... more ›
Posted in Rail, Specials

On The Right Tracks

Discover Northern Spain By Train

On The Right Tracks A ritual quickly developed in the dining cart onboard the Costa Verde Express, which is decked out with wooden accents and olive green velvet chairs reminiscent of the golden days of train travel era aboard the Orient Express. After a three-course meal, the luxury train’s trip director... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Rail

Rocky Mountaineer Names New VP Global Sales

Rocky Mountaineer Names New VP Global Sales Rocky Mountaineer has named Violet Thumlert as its new Vice President, Global Sales. David McKenna, President and CEO, Rocky Mountaineer, said: “I am pleased to welcome Violet to lead our global sales team. She brings strong relationships with many of our trade partners and a wealth of... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Rail

Explore Utah Like Never Before

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
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