Amtrak has named Charles W. “Wick” Moorman as the next president and CEO of the national railway system.
When travelers come to South Africa, one of the highlights of the experience tends to be meeting the locals.
Cruise and rail tour operator Uncommon Journeys has unveiled three new Canadian adventures for 2016.
Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, local media and the city’s movers and shakers were all in attendance at a recent press conference in Downtown Miami, where Michael Reininger, president of All Aboard Florida, unveiled the development company’s new passenger rail service, Brightline.
G Adventures is launching its new rail travel program with 25 itineraries ranging from 7- to 54-day trips in more than 20 countries within Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as North America. G Adventures created this new program to meet the demand for affordable train-based trips.
Rhode Island—the smallest state in the U.S.—seems to constantly break the mold: it was one of the first original colonies; one of thirteen colonies to declare independence from British rule; and now one of the first states to perform same-sex marriages. But that's not all that's going on in the "The Ocean State"—there's plenty of culture, historical mansions, quaint new boutique hotels, fall festivals, and a vast foodie scene, too.
Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, and the hottest new high-speed offering is the expanded rail network between France and Spain: the nonstop connection that allows passengers to travel between Paris and Barcelona in just under 6.5 hours.
Chocolate, travel and Europe. What better combination can one ask for? In honor of National Train Day, which took place on May 10th, Rail Europe, Inc. has compiled a few chocolate-related European destinations and related train services. Travelers can indulge with chocolate while traveling to France, Belgium, and Switerland via Rail Europe.
Rocky Mountaineer along with Anderson Vacations have an incentive contest for their agent partners that's running through July 31. Anderson Vacations will track every agent or operator Rocky Mountaineer booking for travel in 2014, with travel completed by Oct. 31. The travel agent with the highest revenue sales of Rocky Mountaineer bookings during this time period will earn a 2-day experience on board the Rocky Mountaineer in Gold Leaf service.
Rail Europe offers one stop to plan and book your clients' European rail travel by combining the maps and schedules of over 50 different train companies across Europe.
It's a great time to be booking select Eurostar Standard Premier tickets because right now there's something for everyone. Your clients will revel in a 20 percent discount, ride comfortably in spacious seating with generous legroom, and enjoy a complimentary light snack and refreshments, all while traveling between London and Paris or Brussels in just two hours and 15 minutes or less.
Exeter International is offering tours aboard the Danube Express, a historical rail tour that makes 4-, 7- and 10-day journeys with stops between Warsaw and Istanbul.
Known for whisking travelers between London, Paris and Brussels with panoramic views and in serene comfort, the Eurostar train is the most popular mode of high-speed, long-distance transportation in Europe.
Britain may be compact, but it’s big where it counts for most travelers, with its deep and rich history.