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The U.S.A – All Aboard!
Jun 4, 2014
There’s an undeniable romance to riding the rails. Those who choose the train are seduced by the more intimate pace of crossing through – rather than flying over – a landscape. Other features of train travel? Interact with other passengers, seeing the geography change in front of you and accessing more...
14 Great Train Rides in Asia
May 30, 2014
Train travel is the fastest way of getting from point to point on the ground in almost every country. Sure, flying is always faster, but taking the train affords a much more romantic and memorable experience for tourists to the area. In Asia, speed is prized in its trains, but...
Colorado – Get On Track For Brews And Blues
May 10, 2014
The first railroad cut through Colorado’s rocky terrain back in 1869 – and the transportation mode hasn't lost any steam since. These days there is certainly more of an eclectic selection of trains to choose from though. There are beer trains, wine trains and even blues trains – all traversing the...
World Report March 2014
Mar 31, 2014
Las Vegas Not Your Average Buffet With the introduction of the first Chef's Table within a buffet, Bellagio raises the bar in buffet dining. This unique V.I.P. table experience includes a skilled chef team preparing the finest culinary dishes tableside. Upon arrival to Bellagio Buffet, guests will bypass the main line and...
Absolute Freedom - Get On Track To See The Very Best Of Alaska
Feb 5, 2014
Undoubtedly offering some of the most spectacular rail journeys in the world, the Alaska Railroad route spans more than 800 breathtaking kilometres through the wilds of Seward to Denali National Park and then on to Fairbanks...
Happy Cable Car Day! - Five Of The World’s Best Cable Car Rides
Jan 17, 2014
I’m not sure if you’re able to handle the excitement, but today is Cable Car Day. Yes, January 17 has been designated to celebrate all matters ‘cable car’, as the date marks that momentous day back in 1871 when Andrew Smith Hallidie received the first patent in relation to the...
North Pole Bound – The Saratoga And North Creek Railway Brings The Polar Express To Life
Dec 22, 2013
As the shopping malls get busier and busier, families can escape the crowds for an Adirondack getaway promising sing-alongs and Santa aboard everyone’s favourite holiday train...
Ticket To Ride - Christmas Train Rides Around The World
Dec 18, 2013
During the festive season, many train operators decorate their cabins with evergreen garlands and Christmas lights and take their passengers on an unforgettable journey through snow-covered wilderness and illuminated towns. Here are a few of our favourite festive train journeys...
INDUSTRY SPY - Did We See You At The Rocky Mountaineer Event Last Night?
Oct 1, 2013
There was excitement in the air at last night’s Rocky Mountaineer ‘Train For Heroes’ launch reception at the Hotel Vancouver...
World Report - January 2013
Feb 28, 2013
  New Fairmont In Dubai The newest addition to the Fairmont portfolio is on the world’s largest man-made island, Palm Jumeirah, and near to many other man-made record holders like Burj Khalifa, the largest free-standing building in the world. Fairmont The Palm is a spacious development with 381 guestrooms and suites, including two...
Revelry On The Rails - Locomotives Open A World Of Possibilities
Jan 29, 2013
  Trains hold a very special appeal for some people. With their combination of size and speed, comfort and affordability, they offer a unique method of crossing over land. Rail travel is easy and relaxing, offering views of places no other method of transportation can begin to match. An increasing variety...
Snapshots Fall 2012
Nov 21, 2012
  BELIZE Some Things AreWorth It The locavore dining movement has deep roots in Canada, but there are some daily indulgences even those...
Cruising By Rail - Korea's Newest Train Excursion Showcases The Wonders Of The East Coast
Oct 8, 2012
Wearing a blue and gold livery that instantly reminds you of luxury rail icons like the Blue Train and Rocky Mountaineer, Korea’s crisply modern Haerang takes rail touring in a different direction. While most train excursions focus on the journey rather than the destination, Haerang bills itself as a rail...
Ridin' The Rails In Alaska - Welcome Aboard A Train Trip Like No Other
May 30, 2012
Stepping aboard a train bound for the Alaska wilderness is the beginning of a journey filled with adventure and surprise.
17 Travel Trends That Are No More
Apr 10, 2012
When Canadian Traveller first launched in 1987 travel was more an idyllic dreamy concept with couples running on the beach, cheesy music and big hair. Twenty-five years ago, Los Lobos’ La Bamba was the biggest song of the year, U2 released The Joshua Tree, the U.S. stock market crashed by...
13 Future Travel Trends
Apr 10, 2012
What will travel be like 10, 20, 50 years from now? Will you be zipping around in your mini-spaceship like the Jetsons? Heading off to the transporter room and beaming onto another planet like Captain Kirk? Probably not in our lifetime. But pilotless planes, ultra high speed trains, personalized hotel...
Following The Word - A Stroll Through Scotland's Literary Places
Apr 2, 2012
The landscape of Scotland has inspired writers for centuries giving rise to some of fiction's most memorable characters from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to Sherlock Holmes to a boy wizard named Harry Potter.
Rail Rocks - Don't Pass Up Selling Rail Don't Pass Up Commissions Selling Rail Travel
Jan 27, 2012
As you know, time flies and when you ride the rails you can actually hear it clickety-clack past as you take in the scenery. What you can also hear passing by is an excellent source of commission if you’re not tapped into selling this mode of transportation that has been...
A Beachin' View - Riding The Rails On California's Coast
Oct 26, 2011
Why cram into a car when you can ride the rails in comfort on Amtrak California’s Pacific Surfliner? Panoramic windows on modern bi-level cars showcase the towering cliffs, windswept beaches, and picturesque towns along the Pacific coast. Take the train from Los Angeles to San Diego to reach romantic beaches,
A Seasonal Walk To The Bank - Tips For Turning Red Leaves Into Green Commissions
Aug 22, 2011
Autumn is a favourite time of year for many of your clients. So different to sailing the high seas or chasing the sun and doing the beach scene. Now, if the fall season behaves itself and turns colourful as it is supposed to do, then we’re talking walks and rambles,
Best Of The Northwest - From Oregon's Wine Country To Alaska's Top Shore Excursion
Jun 29, 2010
Stretching from Oregon to Alaska, the Pacific Northwest region is brimming with unique destinations for your clients. From oenophiles to adventure seekers, history buffs to garden lovers, there is something for everyone in the Northwest. Read on for some great ideas for 2008 and beyond.
Tiny Rails - Explore India's Hill Resorts By Toy Train
Feb 1, 2010
One of the truly unique ways to see India is aboard the “toy” trains, narrow gauge railways that chug up to the hill resorts of Shimla, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), Darjeeling and Matheran. Settle in and enjoy the views of terraced fields and small villages and the panoramas from breathtaking bridges.