• Rocky Mountaineer Adds Luxury Train Route from Denver to Moab

     
    POSTED September 22, 2021
     
  • Rocky Mountaineer Adds Luxury Train Route from Denver to Moab

     
    POSTED September 22, 2021
     
  • Rocky Mountaineer Adds Luxury Train Route from Denver to Moab

     
    POSTED September 22, 2021
     

Recipient of the World’s Leading Luxury Train title from the 2020 World Travel Awards, Rocky Mountaineer launched its first-ever excursion in America’s Southwest on Aug. 15, 2021. Rockies to the Red Rocks is a two-day route that winds alongside rivers and through canyons and mountains between the vibrant city of Denver, Colorado and the red rock formations of Moab, Utah. From either direction, the overnight stay is in historic Glenwood Springs, Colorado, known for hot springs (Glenwood Hot Springs Pool and Iron Mountain Hot Springs), outdoor fun, festivals and a vibrant downtown district. 

Due to strong interest from travelers, Rocky Mountaineer extended the inaugural Rockies to the Red Rocks season by four weeks, adding rail cars and additional departure dates to increase availability. There are now 56 departure options from Aug. 15 – Nov. 19, 2021, with the choice of beginning from Denver or Moab. 

Rocky Mountaineer operates multi-day, daytime train journeys that feature incredible scenery, regional cuisine, and attentive service in spacious, glass-domed train coaches. This new excursion is in addition to the three rail routes that the company runs in western Canada. All of Rocky Mountaineer’s routes are ideal for corporate retreats and incentives, providing an easy way to enjoy the scenice U.S. Mountain West and western Canada. 

It was a treat to experience the new Meow Wolf Denver during a media preview event without all the crowds and to meet various artists and staff who made this third permanent exhibition from the U.S.-based arts and entertainment company a reality. Convergence Station opened to the public for quantum travel on Sept. 17, 2021 and held its first concert the following day.  

 

The fanfare surrounding completion of the Sheraton Denver Downtown’s $80 million, full-scale renovation may have been delayed due to COVID-19, but the VIP/media ribbon cutting and community unveiling event on Sept. 16 was done in true style. The porte-cochere and lobby were taken over for the event that featured live music, a sampling of local food and drink, and the chance to savor a cocktail in Bezel Denver, a swank new bar that hasn’t opened to the public quite yet.   

 

On September 1, over 1,500 businesses across the country illuminated their buildings with red lights to draw attention to the devastation that the live events and performance art industries have faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.