Rocky Mountaineer, owner and operator of the world-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer train is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Kamloops, BC Speed Skater, Victoria Spence through a continued partnership with BC’s Growing Champions.
Rocky Mountaineer offers holidaymakers the chance to explore the dramatic scenery of Western Canada, taking in the majestic peaks of the Rocky Mountains, mirror-still lakes, deep-blue glaciers and black bears that still roam the wilds. Here Breaking Travel News takes a ride.
Rocky Mountaineer, recently recognized as the top train in the world by The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), is celebrating its recent distinction with an unbeatable offer to experience both of its highly regarded routes.
As part of Rocky Mountaineer’s commitment to in-market sales representation, the company is pleased to announce three new appointments to the US sales team. Laura Miller, Leslie Gardea and Jane Hershey have been brought on as Regional Business Managers for targeted regions in the US market, reporting to Elizabeth Johnsen, Director of Sales, USA.
When guests arrive to board the first Whistler Mountaineer of the year on May 12, they may be surprised to see “Rail Royalty” waiting on the platform. The historic Royal Hudson steam locomotive along with two of its passenger cars will travel with the Whistler Mountaineer all the way to Squamish, BC. The Whistler Mountaineer will continue on as scheduled to its destination of Whistler, BC. Along the way, travellers will experience the stunning beauty of the Sea to Sky corridor from a unique train perspective.
The third and last Canadian episode of ABC’s The Bachelorette, from Warner Horizon Television, airs on June 22 and finds the cast travelling between Vancouver, BC, and Banff, Alberta, onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train with stays at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ iconic properties in Banff National Park. For four days, Vancouver’s sweetheart, Jillian Harris, and her eight suitors experience a romantic rail journey of a lifetime and visit Western Canada’s most stunning destinations.
Rocky Mountaineer is proud to announce that two of its rail journeys have been selected by the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) as the most exciting and scenic train experiences in the world. SATW, the world’s largest organization of professional travel journalists and photographers with members in the USA, Canada, Europe and Asia, recently conducted a poll on the “Top 10” train rides. Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer took the number one spot along with the Whistler Mountaineer, coming in at number eight.