Travelpro Introduces Crew™ 8: The Frequent Travelers’ Luggage of Choice

Travelpro, the inventor of Rollaboard® luggage and a leader in innovative, high quality luggage design introduces the Crew™ 8 collection, its most versatile and efficient collection to date.

Online PR News – 26-June-2010 – – (June 14, 2010) Boca Raton, FL –Travelpro, the inventor of Rollaboard® luggage and a leader in innovative, high quality luggage design introduces the Crew™ 8 collection, its most versatile and efficient collection to date. From its design origin with airline pilots and flight crews, this stylish 11-piece collection combines lightweight durable luggage with checkpoint friendly business cases all in one matching collection. It was designed specifically for the frequent business and leisure traveller with performance features that work smartly together to make every aspect of the trip easier.

The Crew 8 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. “The Crew 8 collection has some very unique models, including a wide-body carry-on, an international size carry-on with a built-in business organizer and computer sleeve and a checkpoint friendly business case and backpack, all designed to meet the needs of frequent travellers”, said Scott Applebee Vice President of Marketing for Travelpro.

The Crew 8 collection has unique features for every traveller’s need, including totes, carry-on and check-through luggage, a carry-on garment bag, and a check-point friendly computer briefcase and backpack. Originally designed to meet the heavy travel demands of professional flight crews, the Crew 8 collection is built to last. The wheels on each piece of the collection are tested for over 30 miles and the handle system is tested over 15,000 cycles for optimal performance. Each product is made with micro-ballistic nylon fabric with DuraGuard™ fabric protection, ergonomic zipper pulls and removable, sealed, waterproof ball-bearing wheels to ensure the smoothest of rolls and long-lasting durability.

In addition to the myriad of features that provide strength and durability, the Crew 8 Collection was designed for convenience and efficiency. Each Rollaboard model contains easily accessible, large front pockets for last-minute items, a number of internal pockets for organization, and a hidden security pocket for 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 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 ½” 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.

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The Crew 8 collection is available in black and spruce fabric colors. The entire line includes
the following options: Deluxe Tote, Checkpoint Friendly Computer Briefcase, Business Backpack, Rolling Business Tote , 20” Wide Body Expandable Rollaboard, 20” Expandable Business Rollaboard, 22” Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 24” Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 26” Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, 28” Expandable Rollaboard Suiter, and a Rolling Garment bag (Carry-on). This collection is built to last and comes with a lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.
About Travelpro®
For over two decades, Travelpro 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, high-quality luggage collections and computer briefs; each aimed at a specific user lifestyle and rigorously tested.

Please visit Travelpro at www.travelpro.com for a complete list of the latest products and retail locations.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Technical Fact Sheet
Crew™8 Collection: Weight and Dimensions

Description Dimensions Weight
Deluxe Tote 12” x 16” x 8” 2.7 lbs
Checkpoint Friendly Computer Briefcase 12 ½” x 16 ¾” x 5” 3.1 lbs
Business Backpack 17 ½” x 13” x 8 ½” 3.3 lbs
Rolling Business Tote 13” x 16” x 8” 7.3 lbs
20” Wide Body Expandable Rollaboard® 20” x 16”x 9” 8.7 lbs
20" Expandable Business Rollaboard® 20” x 14”x 9 ” 8.7 lbs
22" Expandable Rollaboard® Suiter 22” x 14”x 9” 8.7 lbs
24" Expandable Rollaboard® Suiter 24” x 16”x 10 ½” 9.8 lbs
26" Expandable Rollaboard® Suiter 26” x 18 ½”x 11 ½” 10.8 lbs
28" Expandable Rollaboard® Suiter 28” x 20 ½” x 12” 11.9 lbs
Rolling Garment Bag (Carry-On) 14” x 21 ¾”x 9” 10.9 lbs

* Weights listed above do not include accessories.

All Crew™ 8 visuals are available upon request, please contact Lisandra Carballosa at: lisandra@gohrmc.com or call 305-573-0882.

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Lisandra Carballosa
1175 North East 125th St Suite 618
Miami FL, 33161

305 573 0882