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Rail Europe Inc. Announces Launch of New Spanish and French Web Sites www.raileurope.com.mx and www.raileurope.ca.

State-of-the-Art Online Functionality Offers Superior Self-Booking Travel Experience in Spanish and French

White Plains, NY – February 11, 2010 - Serving North American travelers for over 75 years, Rail Europe Inc. is proud to announce its Spanish and French language versions of their travel Web site. This online experience begins with the new www.raileurope.com.mx and www.raileurope.ca. The new sites allow travelers to plan their rail-cation and begin their European experience online before they even pack their bags. Rail Europe continues to offer the option to call their toll free numbers and speak directly to a Spanish or French-speaking agent.

The company’s President and CEO, Frédéric Langlois, remarks, “Mexico and Canada are a growing market for us and we recognize the need to offer a sophisticated online booking technology in Spanish and French. Our sites cater to all types of travelers, allowing them to easily and efficiently research, plan and book their European rail vacation.”

Over 60% of Rail Europe Inc.’s business is generated via online sales. The new sites are designed to offer state-of-the-art online functionality that makes planning a trip part of each individual’s unique travel experience. They also provide customers with a matchless combination of three important benefits:

  • The most streamlined online booking technology
  • The most extensive information available on European destinations and rail products
  • A rich immersion into the experience of European travel via interactive tools

Why More Travelers Are Choosing Rail

High-speed rail travel has emerged as a civilized, efficient and eco-friendly option that transforms the journey itself into an authentic and highly rewarding travel experience. With unique access to the vast European rail network – representing more than 35 railroad operators throughout the continent, Rail Europe Inc. offers the widest range of point-to-point rail tickets, rail ‘n drive passes, high-speed train tickets, sightseeing passes, city passes and hotel and rail packages available to North American customers.

About Rail Europe Inc.

Established in 1932, Rail Europe is the largest distributor of European rail products in North America. The company encourages travelers to make train travel a part of their European travel experience.

For more information or to book any of Rail Europe’s wide range of economical railpasses and point-to-point tickets on trains throughout Europe, consult a travel agent or log on to Rail Europe’s Web sites, www.raileurope.com, www.raileurope.com.mx, www.raileurope.ca or call 1-888-382-7245 (U.S.), 1-800-361-7245 (Canada) or 1-800-726-1936 (Mexico). To book rail for groups of 10 or more, please contact the Group Department.

Media Contact:
Katie Barr Cornish/Anna Anderson 
Lou Hammond & Associates
212-891-0215/0244 
katieb@lhammond.com
annab@lhammond.com

Samina Sabir
Public Relations Manager
Rail Europe Inc. 
ssabir@raileurope.com
Phone: 914-989-3385

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