Rocky Mountaineer rolls out its red carpet for the nominees of the 2015 Academy Awards®

VANCOUVER, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - On Hollywood's biggest night, the Oscars®, Rocky Mountaineer will be rooting for the nominees that will go home without an award. In collaboration with Distinctive Asset's Everybody Wins at the Oscars Nominee Gift Bag, Rocky Mountaineer has invited actors, actresses, and directors to experience a life changing journey onboard its GoldLeaf Service through the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Rocky Mountaineer will roll out its red carpet for the Talent to experience Two Days, One Night or more onboard, riding Into the Woods, marveling at the Wild beauty of Western Canada, and relishing in the nostalgic excitement of train travel from their Boyhood…or girlhood.  The company hopes to see stars, the likes of Marion Cotillard, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, and Ethan Hawke onboard the award winning daylight journey in the 2015 season. 

The nominees will receive VIP treatment onboard Rocky Mountaineer's luxurious GoldLeaf Service to iconic destinations such as, Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff, Alberta. As the train travels through some of the most pristine areas of Western Canada, inaccessible by other modes of transportation, the VIP guests will have a chance to relax without the stress of paparazzis in the background.

About Rocky Mountaineer

2015 marks the 25th Anniversary for Rocky Mountaineer and the company has a lot to celebrate. Since its inception in 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has grown to be the largest privately owned luxury tourist train in the world and is considered by many as the only way to see the Canadian Rockies. In the past 25 years, the train has welcomed onboard over one and a half million guests from around the globe.

With over 45 vacation packages, five unique rail routes, and iconic destinations such as Seattle, WA, Vancouver and Whistler, BC, and the majestic Canadian Rockies in Alberta, there is a journey for anyone looking for a life changing experience. The world renowned train travels by daylight through the diverse landscapes of the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada while guests relish in the breathtaking views of tumbling waterfalls, glacier-capped mountains, and wildlife of the regions. Rocky Mountaineer has received numerous international awards and accolades for service excellence, including eight World Travel Awards for both "World's Leading Travel Experience By Train" and "World's Leading Luxury Train." In 2013, it was also recognized as one of the world's "Dream Trips" by the prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine.

SOURCE Rocky Mountaineer

For further information: Cecilia Kim, Citizen Relations, 604-647-6281, cecilia.kim@citizenrelations.com; Shannon Kidd, Senior Manager, Global Communications, Rocky Mountaineer, 604-606-8421, skidd@rockymountaineer.com


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