Rocky Mountaineer to Increase Popular SilverLeaf Service in 2012
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - Award-winning Rocky Mountaineer announced that after the successful introduction of its new SilverLeaf Service during the 2011 season, it will include SilverLeaf Service departures on all its First Passage to the West itineraries between Vancouver, BC and Banff/Calgary, Alberta in 2012.
The new service innovation was introduced in 2011 as part of Rocky Mountaineer’s commitment to keep its product best-in-class and to provide its guests with more premier travel options.
"We are always looking at new ways to take Rocky Mountaineer to new heights in the tourism industry and to provide our guests with exciting new ways to explore the majestic Canadian Rockies," said Hubert Wat, Vice President, Global Marketing of Rocky Mountaineer. "SilverLeaf is the ideal complement to our current line-up of products and services and delivers on the unique attributes our guests’ value. We’re pleased with the success we’ve experienced with SilverLeaf during 2011 and we look forward to building on this momentum in 2012."
Guests traveling on SilverLeaf will have the option to upgrade from RedLeaf Service and experience a unique journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, including the Canadian Rocky Mountains, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The single-level dome coach boasts panoramic views that offer a larger viewing area than RedLeaf Service. Hot meal service to guests’ seats, additional Onboard Attendants and luggage delivery to guests’ Kamloops accommodations make this an experience to remember.
Rocky Mountaineer offers 45 unique Canadian vacation packages and four distinctive rail routes, rich in history and natural wonders, through British Columbia and Alberta. This world renowned, luxurious train travels by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West and is the best way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Over the past 21 years, Rocky Mountaineer has grown to become the largest privately owned passenger rail service in North America and has welcomed more than one million guests onboard from around the world.
In 2010, Rocky Mountaineer received its fifth World Travel Award as "World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train" and was acknowledged for the first time in the category of "World’s Leading Luxury Travel Product of the Year." Rocky Mountaineer has also been recognized by National Geographic as one of the "World’s Greatest Trips" and by the Society of American Travel Writers as "The Best Train Experience in the World."
For more information about Rocky Mountaineer’s SilverLeaf Service, please contact your local travel professional or visit rockymountaineer.com
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