Yankee Leisure Group Expands Operations to Sydney

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Yankee Leisure Group (YLG) has announced the opening of its new office in Sydney, Australia. The company said the opening reflects the increasing demand in the Australian market for new ways to reach and discover North America, Europe and beyond.

The Sydney-based office expands YLG’s global footprint and enables its brands to better serve both travel agents and consumers. According to the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), of the 10.5 million Australians who traveled overseas in 2017, 1,076,100 explored the United States and 623,200 visited Europe. In addition, Destination Canada reported that more than 375,000 travelers from Australia traveled to Canada, up 13 percent over 2016.

Yankee Leisure Group offers a portfolio of travel experiences to destinations throughout the world. The company operates three travel brands: Yankee Holidays, Amtrak Vacations, and Railbookers.


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Amtrak Vacations combines riding the rails with inclusive travel packages throughout North America. Guests can travel to cities, scenic landscapes and national parks with the option to depart from the more than 500 Amtrak rail stations across the country. The company’s Rail Vacation Specialists provide service in creating customized rail vacation packages inclusive of accommodations, sightseeing tours, dining options and entertainment. 

Railbookers offers a portfolio of vacations to destinations across Canada, Europe, the United States and beyond. Travelers can choose from one of Railbookers’ planned, independent vacations or let one of its Rail Experts build a customized trip.

For more information, visit www.ylginc.com.

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