|By Marketwired .||
|April 29, 2014 07:16 AM EDT||
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- In its first weekend run after Train Travel Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: TTHX) took control, The Columbia Star Dinner Train had a successful first weekend. Bookings were completely sold out, with the overflow scheduled for a later date.
"A smooth transition was what we had planned and hoped for all along. Now that it's over, we know all that planning and detail work really paid off," said Neil Swartz, CEO of Train Travel Holdings Inc. "Both the new and existing staff worked together to bring this off. We are very excited about the team we now have. They have responded well to the changes; many of these ideas came from our existing staff," added Swartz.
Train Travel Holdings Inc. recently took over management of the Columbia Star Dinner Train, after several months of due diligence, and appointed several new team members to aid in the transition.
Special guests included 24 members of The Association of American Railroads as well as corporate members of Train Travel Holdings Inc. including Allen Brown and Sharon Ford, newly appointed Director of Media.
"I was extremely pleased to be able to attend this weekend's train trips in person, and to document the operations of this important first entertainment train operation for TTHX," said Sharon Ford, Director of Media for Train Travel Holdings Inc. "It was wonderful to watch the reservations office, culinary crew, and wait staff coordinate their operations as a well-trained unit, and deliver a superior customer experience with attention to the smallest detail. I heard no negative comments before, during, or after these trips, and many promised to come back soon. That is remarkable."
The Columbia Star Dinner Train is to be the first entertainment train acquisition for Train Travel Holdings Inc. and a model for the operations of TTHX's expanding short trip excursion train rollup. TTHX is in talks to expand its Columbia, MO operations in the near future, as well as to begin running another such dinner train in a neighboring city. Other entertainment and dining trains are also under consideration, on both the East and West coasts of USA, and in Canada, as well. Further announcements will be made as formal agreements are completed for these acquisitions.
ABOUT Train Travel Holdings: Train Travel Holdings Inc., a Florida Corp, was established to own and operate Entertainment Trains worldwide. A rollup of an increasing number of entertainment railroad companies will be Train Travel Holding's prime objective, allowing investors to share in the benefits of this ownership. Through a series of targeted acquisitions and organic growth, Train Travel Holdings Inc. plans to grow shareholder value. The Company's goal is to capture a significant percentage of the market share, thus establishing a dominant presence in the industry.
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