Rocky Mountaineer Vacations
announced today that it will operate a VIP corporate hospitality train to
Whistler during February of 2010 on behalf of the Province of Alberta and its
The Rocky Mountaineer train will
run daily between North Vancouver and Whistler using a special train comprised
of the GoldLeaf Service dome cars and lounge cars.
Rocky Mountaineer has partnered with
brand.LIVE, an international event management company, to operate the corporate
hospitality train. The deal includes use of the Rocky Mountaineer Station in
Vancouver for special events in February 2010.
It is a tremendous honour for us to offer this special
run of the Rocky Mountaineer train when all eyes will be on Vancouver and
said Randy Powell, President of Rocky Mountaineer
We are proud of our long standing relationship with
the Province of Alberta and are thrilled to enter into this joint venture where
together, we will welcome the world to Western Canada in February of 2010.
This special run of the Rocky
Mountaineer train will showcase Alberta and the Sea to Sky region between North
Vancouver and Whistler.
Brand.LIVE is a marketing,
production and sponsorship company based in Vancouver. The company produced
Victoria’s Festival 150 event in August. Other clients include the Vancouver
Sun Run, Lillith Fair Festival, Sara McLachlan, Nelly Furtado and the
governments of B.C. and Alberta.
During its regular operating season between mid-April and mid-October, the Rocky Mountaineer travels between British Columbia and Alberta. Rocky Mountaineer Vacations, which also offers the Whistler Mountaineer train, is the largest privately owned passenger rail service in North America.