Northern exposure for luxury tour op Uncommon Journeys

Northern exposure for luxury tour op Uncommon Journeys

TORONTO — Cruise Strategies has partnered with Uncommon Journeys, the California-based tour operator known for unique luxury and vintage rail, river and ocean cruise travel product.

The company is also the only operator with its own private classic Streamliner train service aboard the Great Western Limited. Signature hallmarks include comfortable Pullman sleeping cars, a full length Vista-Dome car with dining and lounge areas under an expansive 90-foot-long glass ceiling, superb cuisine freshly prepared onboard, complimentary wines and spirits, and memorable touches such as afternoon tea, welcome gifts and specially printed menus. Rail/cruise programs operate in conjunction with Holland America Line, Cunard Line Ltd and French America Line.

“We are delighted that Cruise Strategies will introduce Canadian travel agents to our unique approaches to train travel and river and ocean cruising, and will soon share details of our 2016 Chairman’s Select journeys that celebrate the best of North America,” said Kevin R. Tam, President, Uncommon Journeys. “This includes a one-time only epic cruise from Montreal to New Orleans, a rail adventure across Canada and elegant river cruises on the world’s newest cruise line.”

Cruise Strategies’ team will provide sales and marketing support for Uncommon Journeys to its network of retail travel agencies throughout Canada. Services include sales and product training, support for group opportunities and group travel, webinars, promotional opportunities, co-operative ad campaigns and cruise and client event presentations as well as public relations and communications.

“We are truly delighted to bring Uncommon Journeys and their wonderful product into our portfolio,” said Vanessa Lee, President, Cruise Strategies. “This is a somewhat different brand for us to embrace and we are extremely keen to showcase their various itineraries featuring cruise and rail journeys to our Canadian travel agent partners – and on some of the industry’s most iconic cruise brands. We are looking forward to working with the sales and marketing teams at Uncommon Journeys, a company with a stellar reputation in the travel industry.”

To reserve or learn more about Uncommon Journeys see uncommonjourneys.com or call toll-free in Canada, 1-800-543-2846.