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Ffestiniog Travel Appoints Three Little Birds PR

Created: 01 January 2020

Cheshire-based Three Little Birds PR has been appointed to represent Ffestiniog Travel

North Wales-based Ffestiniog Travel is the UK’s longest running rail holiday operator, specialist in creating escorted rail tours and tailored rail holidays around the world. Sister company to the world famous Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway Company, the operator prides themselves in developing unrivalled rail holidays while supporting the preservation of the world’s oldest narrow-gauge railways. Appealing to train enthusiasts as well as holiday makers who enjoy their journey being part of the holiday, Ffestiniog Travel are the only UK tour provider with more than 45 years in operation and such in-depth expertise whose founder is still part of the business today.

Three Little Birds PR has been appointed to oversee press office functions, content creation, press travel and business strategy. Sheila Manzano, Three Little Birds PR Founder and MD said “our agency specialises solely in the tourism industry, with a niche in the rail sector, and this appointment is very exciting for our team. We are delighted to be working with Ffestiniog Travel and to share content around the continually evolving product range. Their stellar reputation and passion for what they do aligns directly with our ethos here at Three Little Birds PR.”

With a strong track record in achieving growth for many of the UK’s holiday operators who specialise in rail, Three Little Birds PR will be focussed on driving improved results for Ffestiniog Travel developing relationships with the UK media and nurturing consumer and trade sentiment to the brand.

Maria Cook, General Manager for Ffestiniog Travel added “we have some ambitious plans in the pipeline, and from our first meeting with Three Little Birds PR we were very excited about the ideas and creativity they brought to the table. We could see they loved trains and rail travel as much as we do, so will fit our growing team perfectly. We are looking forward to working with such a dynamic, involved team. Three Little Birds PR will be a vital part in us sharing the news of our award-winning holidays.”


Taiwan Rail Adventure for train aficionados

Created: 01 October 2019

Still a relatively undiscovered travel treasure, Taiwan offers spectacular scenery, fascinating history and exotic cultural experiences, as well as plenty of rail content for the train connoisseur. This 16-day tour features a chartered steam journey on the famous Alishan Forest Railway, private charters at former sugar mills, memorable rides along historical branch lines and the coast, plus sightseeing in Taipei, Tainan and Kaohsiung City. Taiwan Rail Adventure costs from £3,870 pp (two sharing), including flights (London), B&B, three lunches, six dinners, excursions as per the itinerary, UK tour leader and local English-speaking guide. Departs 14 Feb. 2020.


Light up winter in Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Delta

Created: 08 October 2019

Held monthly, on the 14th day of the lunar calendar, to celebrate the full moon, the Hoi An Lantern Festival is a magical evening of colour, light and tradition. Experience its mesmerising atmosphere as part of a 20-day South East Asia odyssey that combines the cultural highlights, ancient history and renowned hospitality of two of the region’s most fascinating countries. Departing 29 February 2020, Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Delta costs from £3,490 pp (two sharing), including flights (London), B&B, all rail & road travel, ten lunches, four dinners, excursions, UK tour leader and local English-speaking guides.


Taiwan by train, trams in Turin and so much more…

Created: 16 September 2019

Ffestiniog Travel launches its 2020 collection of worldwide rail holidays, from the Far East, Jordan and far-flung Kyrgyzstan to short-haul European tours. The rail tour operator visits Taiwan and Jordan for the first time guides travellers on an 11-day itinerary exploring Kyrgyzstan, the most remote and untouched destination that the rail specialist has offered in its 45-year history. These tempting trips are joined in the latest Rail Holidays of the World collection by a new wine-themed tour of Romania, a cultural exploration of Armenia, and rail-themed visits to delightful parts of Germany, Italy and France.


The Golden Triangle & Ranthambore

Created: 08 May 2019

Summer holidays are all very well but nothing guarantees a warm glow more than having an autumn escape in the diary. Tick India’s Golden Triangle off the bucket list on this 19-day tour that takes in rail journeys on the spectacular Kangra Valley and Kalka Shimla Railways (part of which is by private steam charter), sightseeing in Agra, Amritsar, Dharamsala, Delhi and Jaipur, and wildlife-spotting during three safaris in Ranthambore National Park. Departing 28 October, the price is from £4,795 pp (two sharing) including flights (London), B&B, 15 lunches & seven dinners, all rail journeys & excursions, and UK tour leader


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