Rocky Mountaineer has announced the recruitment of Steven Harris as business development manager, EMEA and India. Harris joins Rocky Mountaineer from MSC Cruises where he worked for the past ten years in a variety of roles, most recently as national account manager.
Peter Armstrong, founder and chief executive of Armstrong Group, the owner and operator of Rocky Mountaineer, will be inducted into the Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame.
Rocky Mountaineer has announced the appointment of Sarah Revell to the newly created role of training and sales account executive. Revell joins the UK team with responsibility for the Irish market, where she will focus on building partner relations with business-to-business operators and business development, in addition to growing Rocky Mountaineer’s brand awareness in the country.
Rocky Mountaineer and Stadler have announced an agreement to add to the Canadian luxury tourist rail company’s fleet of custom made GoldLeaf carriages. The project will see ten new coaches launch on Rocky Mountaineer’s rail routes in 2018. Engineered with efficiency and guest comfort in mind, the design of the new carriages will leverage Stadler’s renowned expertise at facilities in Switzerland & Germany.
Rocky Mountaineer has released the world’s first virtual reality rail video, offering travellers the chance to experience life on-board its iconic train without ever leaving their homes. The VR rail video was developed in partnership with Tourism Alberta and filmed aboard Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West route.
Rocky Mountaineer is launching its new integrated brand marketing campaign, All Aboard Amazing. The campaign features animation style creative paired with live action photography to depict the awe inspiring journey guests experience when traveling through the majestic Canadian Rockies aboard Rocky Mountaineer.
Rocky Mountaineer, a privately owned luxury tourist train offering life-changing travel experiences through the Pacific Northwest, is proud to announce the appointment of Graham Cove as its director of global sales operations. Based in Vancouver, Cove will lead the company’s inside sales team and concentrate his efforts on supporting the international sales teams in maintaining and building new relationships with trade partners globally.
Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has announced the appointment of Steve Sammut as its new president. Since joining Rocky Mountaineer in 2012 as the executive vice president and chief financial officer, Sammut has been delivering consistent growth in both domestic and international markets.
Rocky Mountaineer has launched its new 2016 brochure which is available now in travel agencies throughout the UK. Jam-packed with stunning imagery and captions that capture the magic of rail travel, each page brings the majestic Rocky Mountaineer experience to life.
Spring is in the air and Rocky Mountaineer’s new Spring Bonus offer is adding to the excitement. Until May 29th qualifying new bookings receive a free night in Seattle, Vancouver or Calgary on Rocky Mountaineer packages of four nights or more, plus choice of an airport transfer or a city tour if booking a Rocky Mountaineer package of seven nights or more. One of the many eligible Rocky Mountaineer holiday packages is the Canadian Rockies Highlights and Coastal Passage trip.
In honour of Rocky Mountaineer’s 25th anniversary, the company has enhanced its SilverLeaf Service, offering fresher, local and gourmet options. The menu, designed by Rocky Mountaineer’s Michelin-Star executive chefs, continues to draw inspiration from the bounty of Western Canada, incorporating local ingredients such as Pacific salmon and prime Alberta beef.