Rocky Mountaineer Vacations (RMV) honoured with 2006 BC Tourism Award.

Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Vacations (RMV), owners and operators of the world-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer train has won the 2006 ”Employees First Award” at this year’s B.C. Tourism Industry Conference in Penticton. Hundreds of industry members attended the 7th annual B.C. Tourism Awards ceremony, which was held on February 16, 2006. RMV executives were on hand to accept the award on behalf of the Vancouver based company. This latest accolade follows Rocky Mountaineer Vacations’ recent win of the prestigious 2005 World Travel Award as the ”World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train.”

Rocky Mountaineer Vacations, owned and operated by Armstrong Hospitality Group (AHG), offers year-round vacation packages to the most unique regions of Canada, including the world-acclaimed Rocky Mountaineer train, a two-day, all daylight rail journey between Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies.

In May 2006, RMV will premiere the highly anticipated Whistler Mountaineer train, a three-hour experience between Vancouver and Whistler, B.C. and the new Rocky Mountaineer Fraser Discovery Route, a two-day journey between Whistler and Jasper, with an overnight stop in Quesnel, B.C.

For further information on rail routes and booking, please contact:
rocky-peak Holidays – Rail Vacations
Tel: 403-609-0286 or 1-888-PH-ROCKY (toll free North America)

Source: CNW Group (20/06/02), & the web editors

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