ETW STAFF – Mumbai
VIA Rail, the national railway service of Canada has seen a remarkable increase in the number of Indian passengers travelling to Canada. Indian passengers using VRA rail services is accelerating steadily and the trend has seen an increase of 20 per cent more Indians using the rail since 2011.
Realising the importance of Indian tourism as an emerging sector, VIA plans to work on a consultative basis with the India’s travel trade to provide extensive product knowledge and destination information. The national railway service of Canada has a marketing strategy focused on partnering with the Canadian Tourism Commission to promote activities and engage the industry with familiarisation trips.
Starting December 10, 2012 six new departures from Montréal, Québec City, Ottawa and Toronto, as well as a new route, Québec City to Ottawa via Montréal, will be added to the VIA Rail schedule.