Among the awards were: South America's Leading Destination (Quito), South America's Leading Luxury Train (TREN CRUCERO), South America's Leading Airport (Mariscal Sucre- Quito), South America's Leading Green Destination, South America's Leading Tourist Board, South America's Leading Green (Finch Bay Eco Hotel), and South America's Leading Conference Hotel (Swissôtel Quito).
a leading luxury train operator in the US
and the official representative of Tren Crucero in the USA and Canada,
is very excited and not surprised about the Tren Crucero victory as South America’s Leading Luxury Train! The reason that
Palace Tours gained involvement with Tren Ecuador and the Tren Crucero product,
was that they saw the real value of this train to the people of Ecuador, and
how it paid homage to their history and the unique culture of the country,
which is something that any company or traveler would be lucky to be a part of.
Tren Crucero is an enchanting journey that takes guests on an unforgettable voyage through Ecuadorian heritage, culture, and scenery as they travel along the historic railway connecting
Quito, high in the Andes, with Ecuador’s lush coastal plain near . This four day
- three night expedition is undertaken in a refurbished heritage train pulled,
wherever possible, by a magnificent 100-year old steam engine. The train
travels to some of Guayaquil ’s
best kept secret destinations and guests will enjoy diverse excursions daily
throughout the trip. Up to 54 passengers are accommodated in two luxurious
carriages accompanied by a café lounge and an observation car with a unique
open air viewing platform. Ecuador
Guests in the United States and Canada may call Palace Tours at 888-LUX RAIL or visit http://www.palacetours.com for more information about the train and to make reservations.