Travelpro Announces 2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers [PRESS RELEASE]

Holiday gift ideas designed for the adventure, frequent business or leisure traveler
(Boca Raton, Fla.)—Travelpro, Atlantic Luggage and Austin House are pleased to announce the “2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers.” Make this holiday a memorable one with a gift for the frequent business, leisure or adventure traveler from one of its newly designed and innovative lines of luggage and travel accessories.
“Whether your family member, friend or work colleague is a frequent business traveler or they are planning for an upcoming vacation, the ‘2012 Holiday Gift Guide’ for travelers offers a wide variety of luggage, briefcases and travel accessories that make great gifts for the holidays,” said Scott Applebee, Vice President of Marketing for the Travelpro, Atlantic Luggage, and Austin House brands. “This year, Travelpro is proud to offer the new National Geographic adventure luggage collections in our gift guide.”Kontiki Messenger Bag
This holiday season, Travelpro is offering adventurous travelers a luggage collection that combines the ruggedly stylish retro look of yesteryear with today’s modern travel features. Inspired by explorers, the National Geographic Kontiki Messenger Bag is perfect for the college student or the traveler who wants functionality and capacity without sacrificing style. The bag is made with a khaki fabric from recycled materials and faux leather accents, offering a safari, adventure travel look. It includes four deep pockets, a business organizer and a padded /tablet sleeve. The Kontiki Messenger Bag retails for $129.99.
Another must-have for adventure travelers and explorers this holiday is the National Geographic Northwall 26″ Expandable Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel. With large, oversized wheels for rugged terrain, this duffel includes a spacious main storage area for clothing and personal items. Below the main compartment is a separate drop-bottom area that is ideal for storing shoes and bulky gear. The Northwall 26″ Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel retails for $199.99. National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research and education programs.
For the frequent business traveler on the go, the Travelpro Crew 9 Business Backpack is the perfect holiday gift. This checkpoint-friendly bag has four deep pockets for storing laptop computers, tablets, smart phones, cables, folders and other business accessories. Adjustable straps accommodate users of different heights. An elastic quick loop on the back of the backpack allows you to attach the bag over the handle of your Rollaboard luggage when wheeling through airports. Travelpro backs the Crew 9 collection with a lifetime warranty that covers defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. The Crew Business Backpack retails for $149.99. The collection is available in black and titanium gray.
Another ideal holiday gift is the Travelpro Crew 9 21″ Expandable Hardside Spinner, designed for the frequent traveler that wants to experience the next level in luxury travel. This 4-wheel Hardside Spinner with patent-pending, strong Powerscope handle is tested to over 15,000 up and down cycles. In addition, you will enjoy the revolutionary Contour grip for more control when pushing through busy airports and the expansion feature that increases storage capacity up to 20 percent. The Crew 21″ Expandable Hardside Spinner retails for $269.99. The collection is available in stylish Titanium Gray and Black colors and includes a scratchresistant finish.
The Holiday Travel Guide also provides a number of fashionable and useful gifts for your family from the Atlantic Luggage brand. The lightweight Atlantic Compass 2 21″Expandable Spinner is an ideal carry-on model that helps make traveling easier during the holidays. Carry handles on three sides make it easy to lift into and out of cars and airplane overhead bins. The Compass 2 4-wheel spinner offers extra large rear wheels for increased flexibility, switching effortlessly from rolling upright beside you to being pulled behind. A full lid mesh pocket and two interior side pockets provide packing flexibility. Compass 2 is available in black and cranberry fabric colors with fashionable satin accents. The collection carries a ten-year warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.
Austin House, a leading brand of travel accessories, features a variety of practical and cost effective items that are ideal for loved ones or business associates who are always on-the-go. The “2012 Holiday Travel Gift Guide for Travelers” includes the Austin House Packing Cubes, a 3-piece, multiple size set which allows you to separate specific items conveniently when packing. Each cube rolls into its own pouch, taking up minimal space. The Packing Cubes from Austin House retail at $35. The Austin House Travel Comfort Kit includes an eye mask, inflatable pillow and fleece blanket. The pillow cover doubles as a convenient storage bag. The kit retails for $20 and will be a certain holiday hit.
About Austin House
Austin House started in 1974 to make travel as safe, comfortable and hassle-free as possible. Today, the strength of Austin House is its vast selection of travel essentials and clever ideas, including safety locks, travel clocks, luggage straps, luggage tags, passport and document holders, personal security, comfort and care items, leather goods, adapters and converters and electronics accessories. A one-stop shop for travel accessories, Austin House is the essential resource for the serious traveler.
Visit the Austin House for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.
About Atlantic Brand Luggage
Since 1919, the Atlantic brand has been synonymous with affordable, value-added and lightweight luggage. As a market leader in the lightweight luggage segment, including neatly designed uprights and spinners to trendy and smart garment bags and totes, all Atlantic branded luggage is of superior quality and durability. Whether for business or pleasure, travel is easier with Atlantic luggage, now part of the Travelpro family of brands.
Please visit Atlantic Luggage for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.
About Travelpro
For twenty five years, Travelpro International has prided itself on design innovation and durability in crafting the highest quality luggage for travelers worldwide. Since transforming the ease of modern day travel with The Original Rollaboard wheeled luggage, Travelpro has been the brand of choice for flight crews and frequent travelers worldwide. Travelpro is dedicated to building a lifelong relationship with its customers by consistently understanding and exceeding their needs. The company offers a variety of innovative, high-quality luggage collections and computer briefs; each aimed at a specific user lifestyle and rigorously tested. Travelpro was the winner of the 2009 and 2010 Leading Edge Award from Executive Travel Magazine for “The Best Carry-on Case.” Travelpro is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the invention of the Rollaboard throughout 2012.
Please visit the Travelpro website for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.