Rocky Mountaineer has been honoured with the title of World’s Leading Luxury Train at the World Travel Awards. Here Breaking Travel News speaks to Dave McKenna, newly appointed chief executive of the company, to find out how it feels to have been recognised by voters from around the globe
David McKenna was formerly president at the Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit where he led notable tourism expansion and acquisition projects in the Canadian Rockies.
Rocky Mountaineer will delay the start of its Canadian travel season until July 5th. The luxury train operator had previously hoped to begin offering services in June.
The luxury train company is extending the inaugural season of its new route in the United States, Rockies to the Red Rocks, by four weeks, and delaying the start of its Canadian travel season until June.
Having been honoured by voters at the World Travel Awards, Steve Sammut, chief executive of Rocky Mountaineer, here tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won the prestigious title
The Rockies to the Red Rocks route will be a two-day rail journey between Denver, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, with an overnight stay in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continued government travel and health restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will suspend the remainder of its 2020 travel season. This will include all departures through to October 11th.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continued government travel and health restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will extend the suspension of its 2020 travel season.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and associated government restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will extend the suspension of its 2020 travel season until the end of July.
The resumption date of Rocky Mountaineer’s operations will be determined in accordance with travel restrictions and mandates from the Canadian and other international governments, the company said.
“We are extremely excited to add these new GoldLeaf rail cars to our fleet, and they have been extremely well-received by both our guests and our team,” said Steve Sammut, president and chief executive officer, Rocky Mountaineer.
Rocky Mountaineer has announced the company’s international sales teams in Australia, the UK and China will be aligned under the newly created role.