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Rail Packages - International - September 2009

International rail packages are rail journeys that are sold to the consumer as a single definable product, and include at least one night’s accommodation, which may or may not be on board the train (day trips are therefore excluded). Packages include food and beverages, and at least one other product or service, such as an excursion at a destination, on-board lectures or other types of entertainment. Consequently, overnight rail journeys that merely transport a passenger from one place to another (regardless of whether accommodation is included on board) are excluded from this report.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    • Data Sources

      • History of Rail Packages

        • Rail Package Operators

            • Figure 1: Luxury and first-class train operators, 2009
          • Armstrong Group
            • Canadian Pacific Railway
              • Danube Express
                • Ferrocarriles de Via Estrecha
                  • Great Southern Railway
                    • GW Travel
                      • Indian Railways
                        • Orient-Express
                          • Rovos Rail
                            • Spoornet
                              • Tangula Group Ltd
                              • Trains and Journeys

                                  • Luxury trains
                                    • Figure 2: Luxury train routes, 2009
                                  • Royal Canadian Pacific: Canadian Rockies
                                    • Route
                                      • On-board features
                                        • El Transcantabrico: Santiago de Compostela–Leon
                                          • Route
                                            • On-board features
                                              • The Southern Spirit: Sydney/Brisbane–Uluru
                                                • Routes
                                                  • On-board features
                                                    • The Ghan: Adelaide–Darwin
                                                      • Route
                                                        • On-board features
                                                          • The Golden Chariot: Karnataka
                                                            • Route
                                                              • On-board features
                                                                • Orient-Express: Worldwide
                                                                  • Venice Simplon-Orient-Express: Europe
                                                                    • Eastern & Oriental Express: Singapore–Kuala Lumpur–Bangkok–Vientiane–Chiang Mai
                                                                      • The Royal Scotsman: Scotland
                                                                        • The Pride of Africa: Southern Africa
                                                                          • Routes
                                                                            • Figure 3: Rovos Rail train routes, 2009
                                                                          • On-board features
                                                                            • The Blue Train: Pretoria–Cape Town
                                                                              • Route
                                                                                • On-board features
                                                                                  • Other routes
                                                                                    • Private train chartering
                                                                                      • First-class trains
                                                                                        • Figure 4: First-class train routes, 2009
                                                                                      • Rocky Mountaineer/Whistler Mountaineer: Canadian Rockies
                                                                                        • Routes
                                                                                          • On-board features
                                                                                            • Indian Pacific: Sydney–Perth
                                                                                              • Route
                                                                                                • On-board features
                                                                                                  • Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express: Europe and Asia
                                                                                                    • Routes
                                                                                                      • On-board features
                                                                                                        • Danube Express: Various European routes
                                                                                                          • Routes
                                                                                                            • On-board features
                                                                                                              • Deccan Odyssey and Palace on Wheels: India
                                                                                                                • Routes
                                                                                                                  • On-board features
                                                                                                                    • Shangri-La Express: Hong Kong–Lhasa (Tibet)
                                                                                                                      • Routes
                                                                                                                        • On-board features
                                                                                                                          • Enthusiast trains
                                                                                                                            • Figure 5: Enthusiast train routes, 2009
                                                                                                                        • Selling the Product

                                                                                                                            • Rail Europe
                                                                                                                              • International Rail
                                                                                                                                • Great Rail Journeys
                                                                                                                                  • Luxury Train Club
                                                                                                                                    • The Society of International Railway Travelers
                                                                                                                                      • Other organisations
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 6: Organisations specialising in the sale of international rail packages, 2009
                                                                                                                                    • The Rail Consumer

                                                                                                                                          • Figure 7: Market share of international rail package consumers, 2009
                                                                                                                                      • What Next?

                                                                                                                                          • Figure 8: Rail package start-ups or failures, 2005-10
                                                                                                                                        • Global economic crisis
                                                                                                                                          • Economic benefits to destinations
                                                                                                                                            • Green travel
                                                                                                                                              • Demand to be resumed in 2010

                                                                                                                                              Companies Covered

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                                                                                                                                              Rail Packages - International - September 2009

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