Travelpro Introduces Crew 9: The Frequent Travelers’ Luggage of Choice [PRESS RELEASE]

Travelpro, the inventor of Rollaboard luggage and a leader in innovative, high quality luggage design introduces the Crew 9 Collection, its super collection of premium luggage now including both Rollaboard and Spinner models.
Long the choice of flight crews and frequent travelers around the world, the latest Crew collection is a leap forward in innovation, lightweight durability, style and effortless mobility. This versatile 14-piece collection combines lightweight durable luggage, checkpoint friendly business cases and spinners all in one matching collection. It was designed specifically for the frequent business and leisure traveler with performance features that work smartly together to make every aspect of the trip easier. The collection features the patent-pending PowerScope Extension Handle that minimizes wobble and maximizes durability and the patent-pending Contour Grip on Spinners that ensures comfort and easy maneuverability.
“The Crew 9 collection sets a new standard of excellence for the luggage industry. Its innovative performance and utility features ease the frustrations of traveling, from packing and unpacking to check-in and airport security,” said Scott Applebee Vice President of Marketing for Travelpro. “With 8 carry-on models and 3 spinner models, Crew 9 truly makes travel easier. ”
The Crew 9 collection has unique features for every traveller’s need, including totes, carry-on and checkthrough luggage, a carry-on garment bag, and a check-point friendly computer briefcase and backpack. The removable, sealed ball-bearing wheels on Rollaboard models are tested for over 30 miles and the handle system is tested over 15,000 cycles for optimal performance. Each product is made with microballistic nylon fabric with DuraGuard fabric protection and ergonomic zipper pulls to ensure long-lasting durability and ease of use.
In addition to the myriad of features that provide strength and durability, the Crew 9 Collection was designed for convenience and efficiency. Each Rollaboard model contains easily accessible, large front pockets for last-minute items and a number of internal pockets for organization and the storage of valuables. Its new extension handle system accommodates users of different heights, stopping at 38″ and 43″, and is strong enough to support a tote or case. The Polypropylene Honeycomb Frame provides durable and lightweight construction, and its removable suiter system and extra-wide tie-down straps minimize wrinkling during travel. The four-point stability system prevents tipping when luggage is expanded.
Other features include a hidden ID holder which holds a standard size business card, 2 1/2″ expansion capability for additional packing room, and a detachable Add-A-Bag strap for hands-free carrying of extra bags, which allows totes, cases and backpacks to be carried on the front of the bag for easy on the go traveling.
The Crew 9 Collection is available in fashionable black and titanium gray fabric colors. The entire line includes the following options: Deluxe Tote, Checkpoint Friendly Computer Briefcase, Business Backpack, Rolling Business Tote , 20″ Expandable Business Plus Rollaboard, 22″ Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 24″ Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 26″ Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 28″ Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, Rolling Garment Bag (Carry-on), 50″ Rolling Garment Bag. Additionally, the collection offers a 21″ Expandable Spinner with Suiter, 25″ Expandable Spinner with Suiter and 29″ Expandable Spinner with Suiter.
The Crew 9 collection will also include Hardside Spinner models that will be introduced in August. This Hardside collection will feature all the innovative offerings of Crew 9, combining 2 1/2″ expansion capability and exceptional durability with effortless mobility. The Travelpro Crew 9 collection is built to last and comes with a limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.
About Travelpro
For twenty five years, Travelpro International has prided itself on design innovation and durability in crafting the highest quality luggage for travellers 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, highquality 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.