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Demand for longer stays

Cruise World’s Canada Traveller reports an uptick in New Zealanders planning extended and longer land holidays, or pre/post arrangements for cruises in Alaska.

‘In both cases most New Zealanders are keen to include an iconic Rocky Mountaineer train journey through the Rockies,’ says general manager Cherryl Browne. ‘Western Canada has not lost any of its charm and appeal to New Zealanders, but availability is understandably limited in 2022 for the train, and for hotels in the Rockies.’

‘Most of our enquiry is for 2023, and The All Aboard promotion has savings of C$1,000 per couple for bookings made by 31 August 2023. When presented with the value and benefits of Gold Leaf, most New Zealanders are choosing this premium option on the train, to get best viewing and experience through the Rockies.’

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