Contact: Thomas Martinelli
Print and Online Resource Serves as a Travel Guide to Destinations in New York State,Vermont, and Canada
Poughkeepsie, NY, June 19, 2015…New York By Rail, the annual travel guide to the Amtrak destinations within New York State, Vermont, and Canada, has been released by Amtrak, the nation’s intercity passenger rail service. The 84-page, full-color glossy magazine is published each spring by Martinelli Custom Publishing in contract with Amtrak.
New York By Rail provides travel information on the 13 Amtrak destinations along the Adirondack, Ethan Allen Express, Empire Service, and Maple Leaf railroad lines, including what’s new, what’s not-to-miss, and what’s nearby each train station. A dedicated calendar of events provides details on 50 fairs, festivals and happenings that can be reached via Amtrak. The “Discounts & Rewards” section highlights exclusive savings programs for Amtrak passengers, including discounts for travel to the New York State Fair, Fort Ticonderoga, and a special 15% “I Love NY” discount on select routes.
“Connections,” a new section introduced this year, includes several suggested door-to-door leisure travel itineraries. Amtrak passengers can follow these plans for two-day getaways that begin at the stations in Poughkeepsie, Hudson, Albany/Rensselaer, and Saratoga Springs. Travelers can access attractions and accommodations through Enterprise Car Rental service available directly at these stations.
“There is so much to see and do in New York State—and beyond—that can be reached by Amtrak,” said New York By Rail publisher Tom Martinelli. “This guide provides travel inspiration, as well as the basic information on how to get from Point A to Point B.”
In addition to the digital version available online at NewYorkByRail.com,175,000 complimentary print copies will be distributed over the next 12 months in Amtrak stations across New York State, and in the back pocket of all seats on Amtrak trains traveling throughout the state.
This is the 12th annual edition of New York By Rail. For the past seven years, the publication has received the APEX Award for Publication Excellence, most recently in the category of “Custom PublishedMagazines, Journals & Tabloids.” This year’s issue reflects the work of a new publishing team under Publisher Thomas Martinelli, including Traci L. Suppa as Editor and Laurie Szostak as Art Director.
New York By Rail readers can get additional, continuously-updated destination and travel information on NewYorkByRail.com, as well as on Facebook (New York By Rail) and on Twitter (@NewYorkByRail). A free New York By Rail mobile app can also be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play. Amtrak information and ticketing is available by calling 800-USA-RAIL, or online at Amtrak.com.
Martinelli Custom Publishing (MCP) is a custom publishing and content marketing company established in Poughkeepsie, NY in 2003. The company specializes in developing custom publishing solutions for the travel, healthcare and manufacturing industries. MCP also publishes PremierHealth Magazine for Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley; HV Mfg Magazine for the Council of Industry based in Newburgh, NY; FootSteps Magazine for Sims & Associates Podiatry; and Central Upstate Mfg Magazine for MACNY (Manufacturers Association of Central New York) based in Syracuse, NY.
Editor’s Note: High-resolution version of cover image available upon request.