Rocky Mountaineer Debuts Seattle Departures on 2011 Rail & Cruise Vacations with Holland America Line

Rocky Mountaineer will debut Rail & Cruise itineraries departing Seattle. This marks the first time the award-winning rail service has offered Seattle departures in addition to its Vancouver departures.. In partnership with Holland America Line Cruises, these new 12- to...Read more

Metropolitan Touring’s ‘Spirit of the Andes’ Will Ride the Rails in Ecuador

Metropolitan Touring has launched a new itinerary through the Ecuadorian Andes that includes the famous “Devil’s Nose” section of track—one of the most difficult engineering feats in history and one of the most dramatic railways in the world. The “Spirit...Read more

The Blue Train Brings Back Its Signature Rail/Safari Package with Ivory Tree Game Lodge

The Blue Train returns with its signature Rail/Safari Splendour package, designed to showcase some of the best of South Africa, in a compelling and value-oriented package. The journey begins aboard the luxurious Blue Train which departs from Pretoria en route...Read more

Japan Expands Bullet Train Service

Japan will advance its modern infrastructure with the prestigious bullet train system. The line will be extended in north and south, opening additional destinations. To the North: The Tohoku line, which was first implemented in 2002, is going to be...Read more

South Africa: Trumarketing Announces Blue Train’s Special Journeys for 2011

The Blue Train provides a window to the soul of South Africa, offering luxury travel with superior service and fine gourmet cuisine. Travelers experience it all the moment they step aboard The Blue Train, where every need is catered at...Read more

Peru: Perurail Launches New Expedition Service to Machu Picchu

Perurail, operator of the southern and southeast railway in Peru, has introduced a new service, the Expedition, which is intended to replace its existing Backpacker service between Cuzco and Machu Picchu. The service consists of refurbished and improved carriages from...Read more

Canada: Rocky Mountaineer Offers Free Hotel Night at Fairmont Vancouver

Rocky Mountaineer is welcoming guests to enjoy a free hotel night in the stunning coastal city of Vancouver as a part of their award-winning Western Canadian rail vacation. Guests booking a Rocky Mountaineer tour in GoldLeaf Service of three nights...Read more

The Blue Train Scoops Africa’s Leading Luxury Train Award

The Blue Train won the highly contested ‘Africa’s Leading Luxury Train’ award—for the second time—during the World Travel Awards’ Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held at the Sandton Convention Centre. These prestigious awards aim to encourage world-class competition and...Read more