FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Travelpro Introduces the National Geographic
Northwall™ Luggage Collection
- Pack your Sense of Adventure-
Boca Raton, Fla. –Sept. 14, 2012 – Travelpro International, the leading manufacturer of
lightweight durable luggage, is proud to partner with National Geographic, one of the world’s
largest scientific and educational nonprofit organizations, to introduce the Northwall™ adventure
luggage collection. National Geographic has selected the Montreal-based Holiday Group Inc. and
its wholly owned subsidiary Travelpro International Inc. in the United States as its luggage and
travel accessories licensee for the National Geographic and National Geographic Explorer™
brands in North America.
Durable, versatile and stylish, the Northwall luggage collection is built to travel over any terrain,
from city streets to trekking in the wilderness. This versatile 7-piece collection combines soft and
rolling duffels, uprights, a daypack and a sling bag.
“This collection combines abundant storage with rugged durability, a water-and-stain resistant
coating and lightweight design that make it ready to go anywhere in the world,” said Scott
Applebee Vice President of Marketing for Travelpro. “Additionally, National Geographic’s net
proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research and education programs.”
The Northwall luggage collection has unique features for every adventure traveller’s needs. The
oversized ball-bearing wheels on upright and rolling duffel models are tested for over 25 miles and
the handle system is tested over 12,500 cycles for optimal performance. Each upright includes two
built-in wet pockets for storing toiletries or wet clothing. The collection comes standard with a
unique interior lining featuring a map of the night-time constellations, capturing the essence of the
legendary National Geographic brand.
A large front pocket with a padded laptop compartment allows easy access to a laptop or tablet. A
business organizer stores pens, files, cards and keys. Other features include four carry handles to
lift the luggage into an overhead bin or car trunk, a side-zippered water bottle pocket, 2 ½’ of
expansion to expand an already spacious main compartment and a handy electronics pocket for a
phone or music player.
The Northwall Collection line includes the following options: 22” Soft Duffel, Sling Bag, Daypack,
22” Expandable Rollaboard Luggage, 26” Expandable Rollaboard Luggage, 26” Expandable Drop
Bottom Rolling Duffel and 32” Expandable Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel. The Travelpro National
Geographic Northwall collection is constructed in an attractive Olive Green fabric with black trim
About National Geographic
The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational
organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s
mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 400 million people
worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and other magazines;
National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps;
exhibitions; live events; trips; interactive media; and merchandise. National Geographic has
funded more than 10,000 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports
an education program promoting geographic literacy. For more information, visit
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, 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 Travelpro at www.travelpro.com for a full list of the latest products and retail locations.
NOTE TO EDITORS: Technical Fact Sheet
National Geographic Northwall Collection Dimensions
22” Soft Duffel 22” x 12” x 11”
Sling Bag 15 x 9.5 x 4.5
Dayback 18” x 12” x 7”
22” Expandable Rollaboard® Luggage 22” x 14” x 9”
26” Expandable Rollaboard® Luggage 26” x 18.5”x 11”
26" Expandable Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel 26” x 14”x 14”
32" Expandable Drop Bottom Rolling Duffel 32” x 15”x 15”
All Northwall™ visuals are available upon request, please contact Yaneisy Blanco at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-573-0882.