VANCOUVER, British Columbia and HONG KONG, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Walshe Group today announced it has been appointed by award-winning rail operator Rocky Mountaineer to be its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) in China. Established in 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has garnered considerable recognition as one of the world’s greatest travel experiences.  

The Rocky Mountaineer experience is based upon the 4Ss: scenery, which is best viewed from the custom built bi-level glass domed GoldLeaf coaches, sweet and savoury delights crafted for each guests by renowned chefs, world-class storytelling and impeccable service from the onboard host team. Traveling by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West, it is the most unique way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies.

Jacqui Walshe, MD of The Walshe Group said, "we are proud to be associated with Rocky Mountaineer in Greater China as it is a fabulous and unique product which has enjoyed great success internationally for 25 years"

"The Walshe Groups extensive global experience supporting iconic travel brands, along with its superior customer service made it the perfect partner for Rocky Mountaineer in this region," said Robert Halfpenny, Director, APAC Sales. "China is a critical market for us and we are looking forward to bringing Rocky Mountaineer’s unmatched travel experience to guests from the region."

To book your dream getaway through The Walshe Group, please call our dedicated Rocky Mountaineer specialists at (852)39793433 or email

About Walshe Group 
The Walshe Group has been a General Sales agent for airlines,NTO’s and niche products for nearly 40 years and has offices in Australia,New Zealand,Hong Kong,Singapore and Japan.The Hong Kong office headed up by Jeff Naylor,Director of Sales Asia has been established for 10 years and currently represents Etihad Airways,Air Seychelles and Air Berlin for Hong Kong,Macau and Southern China and has an excellent relationship with the travel trade in this region.  

Media Contact 
Jeff Naylor   

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 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 breath-taking 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

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Shannon Kidd
Sr, Manager, Global Communications


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