FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - Train Travel Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Train Travel Holdings Inc. (
The Star Clipper first operated out of Osage Iowa in 1984, then moving to Waverly Iowa in 1986 where it was fondly referred to as the Iowa Star Clipper Dinner Train. At that same time a Rhode Island Star Clipper Train was launched. In 1985 Mr. Haley teamed up with Laurence Coe who brought the train to Michigan, first to Paw Paw in 1985 and then to Walled Lake in 1986. The Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train operated there until 12/31/2009. The Star Clipper also tested the market in the Fort Worth Texas area, running two seasons, 1999 and 2000 and in the Orlando Florida area in 2010 -- research that is even now providing data for our enterprise.
In 2009 Train Travel Inc. and its owner/CEO, B. Allen Brown, seeing the impending downturn in the economy, made the strategic decision to accept a purchase offer for the railroad property from the state of Michigan, and watch for a re-entry point on the other side of the economic slump. That opportunity arrived in November 2013 when Train Travel Inc. acquired the Columbia Star Dinner Train in Columbia, MO. In the first Quarter of 2014, with the assistance of TBG Holdings Corp, Train Travel Inc. was purchased by Train Travel Holdings Inc. The Company performed a reverse merger with Vanell Corp and now trades on the OTC market under the symbol (
To commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the first dinner train in North America, Train Travel is announcing a very special train experience on its Columbia Star Dinner Train Saturday night, August 9th, 2014. Visit www.dinnertrain.com for more details.
To learn more about Train Travel Holdings Inc., please visit www.traintravelholdings.com.
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