Entire Travel Group launches new ‘one-stop-shop’ for Aussie agents booking rail travel

Entire Travel Group launches new ‘one-stop-shop’ for Aussie agents booking rail travel
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Entire Travel Group is bringing the world’s most iconic train experiences back under one roof with the launch today of Entire Rail Journeys, a new program providing a one-stop-shop for Australian travel agents.

    Sales and marketing director Greg McCallum says Entire Travel Group engaged Australia’s most experienced great rail expert to develop the new program, which encompasses a selection of revered rail voyages across Europe, North America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

    “As product manager Sana Malihi was instrumental in creating Rail Plus’ luxury rail program, which set a benchmark when it comes to international and domestic great train journeys,” McCallum, said.

    “That program was essentially derailed by the pandemic, leaving a major gap in the Australian market, which Entire Rail Journeys now fills.

    “Agents will find all of these legendary rail experiences featured on the Entire Travel Group website and we have also launched a dedicated phone line and email (rail@entiretravel.com.au), which agents can use to connect with our specialist consultants.”

    McCallum, who himself spent more than a decade at Rail Plus before serving as a regional director for Rocky Mountaineer, says Malihi will continue to use her connections and insights to develop the Entire Rail Journeys program.

    “And I’m delighted to say that she will be assisted by another luxury rail expert, Zoe Condon, who spent four years at Rail Plus and another four years at Rocky Mountaineer before joining Entire Travel Group late last year as a Travel & Product Advisor,’ McCallum, said.

    “In addition, we will in coming months be producing a dedicated Entire Rail Journeys brochure featuring many of our most popular luxury train experiences, from the Blue Train to the Golden Eagle, from the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to The Ghan.”

    Latest News

    • Cruise
    • Travel Weekly Features

    PROFILE: Julie Rogers MBA, Director of Sales Asia Pacific of Ponant

    With increasing interest from Australians in expedition cruises, Julie Rogers MBA, Director of Sales Asia Pacific of PONANT, shares with Travel Weekly the new experiences she is excited about in cruise. Is there any significant increase in Australians/New Zealander’s heading north to the Arctic instead of the Antarctic? We have seen a steady growth in […]

    • Products

    Mandarin Oriental takes a dive into swimwear with $360 board shorts

    If you were inspired by The Inspired Unemployed’s Liam Moore limited-edition pair of Budgy Smugglers but want a bit more coverage, then here’s your chance. The Orlebar Brown brand has introduced an original design of the Bulldog swim short for Mandarin Oriental hotels – yours for a snip at US$242.25 (AU$360). They have been “designed […]

    • Health & Wellness
    • Luxury

    Trisara showcases sustainable dining via wellspring program

    Phuket-based resort Trisara is transporting guests from resort to farm to table then back again courtesy of a new limited-time program, Wellspring. The package is a collaboration with Tri Vananda, a US$182 million (AU $270 million) wellness community in northern Phuket, conceived by Montara Hospitality Group, the owners of Trisara. In addition to entitling guests […]

    • Aviation

    Emirates SkyCargo expands fleet with five Boeing 777 freighters

    Emirates SkyCargo announced an investment of US$1 billion (AU$1.484b) to expand its fleet with an order of five new Boeing 777 freighters. The investment follows a strong performance in the first quarter of the 2024/25 financial year. Emirates SkyCargo expects the new freighters to increase its capacity by 30 per cent. The increase enables the […]

    • Events
    • Tour Operators

    ITE HCMC 2024 focuses on sustainable tourism for creating a future

    The 18th annual International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) will take place from 5 to 7 September at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. Under the theme “Responsible Travel, Creating Future”, the expo will highlight its dedication to promoting sustainable tourism practices and showcasing innovative tourism products and services to meet rigorous […]

    • Appointments

    Seasoned pro Chris Waite goes out on his own in corporate affairs & communications

    Seasoned tourism and hospitality industry corporate affairs and communications professional Chris Waite has unveiled his new consultancy. Drawing on his 25 years of experience across Australia, Europe, and Asia, Chris Waite Corporate Affairs & Communications is dedicated to helping businesses build and safeguard their most valuable asset: their reputation. Waite will focus on delivering results through […]

    • News

    Travel becomes the leading retirement priority in latest Equip Super research

    A staggering 71 per cent of Australians are prioritising spending their retirement savings on travel, according to a recent survey by leading superannuation fund, Equip Super. Health concerns were ranked as second as the most significant priority in retirement with 56 per cent and spending on hobbies and interests takes the third spot at 54 […]