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2014-01-21 08:21:48

MONTREAL, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seamless Air-Rail Travel in Italy We are pleased to announce that AccesRail, the world leader in the distribution of seamless air-rail intermodal solutions, has signed an agreement with Trenitalia. This partnership utilizes AccesRail's innovative expertise to enable Trenitalia to make its train tickets available on the sales platforms of all major airlines of the world. To the travel agent, this means...

2012-10-31 11:20:19

LONDON, October 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar has proudly announced the appointment of world-renowned Michelin starred chef Raymond Blanc as its Culinary Director. The exciting new gastronomic partnership will see Raymond share his passion for promoting the very best in sustainable and seasonal food with Eurostar's Business Premier passengers. The announcement is supported by new research* which reveals that despite the prevailing economic downturn, nearly two thirds...

2012-10-08 07:21:55

LONDON, October 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter, Eurostar is forging an exciting partnership with the international high-speed train service, "TGV Lyria" to launch a new weekly service between London and some of Switzerland's most popular ski resorts. On sale from Thursday 11 October, the new ski service will carry ski and snowboarding enthusiasts from St Pancras International and Ashford International to the heart of the Swiss Alps and the Valais region. Resorts...

2012-06-20 02:20:34

LONDON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the official international rail provider of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has announced details of a new partnership with the French National Paralympic Committee, which will see the high-speed rail operator proudly carry the French Paralympic team to the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Over the summer, Eurostar will carry the majority of the French Paralympians including the blind football, wheelchair rugby...

2012-05-31 06:22:03

LONDON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar has announced that Norfolk-based car-sharing organisation, liftshare, and the Belgian city of Ghent's cycling programme have beaten off stiff competition from over 120 sustainable travel initiatives across the UK, France and Belgium to win the inaugural Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel. The winners were selected against four other finalists for the ground-breaking ways in which they encourage people to think...

2012-05-30 02:20:15

LONDON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Brits are taking advantage of the double bank holiday to take an extended mini break, while thousands of our European cousins will visit London to enjoy the Jubilee celebrations, as royal fever spreads across the continent. Friday 1 June is set to be Eurostar's busiest day with over 30,000 passengers expected to travel between the UK and mainland Europe on that day alone. To meet this heightened demand Eurostar is adding...

2012-04-20 06:20:12

LONDON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has reported a good start to the year, with continued growth in sales revenues and passenger numbers. It reported that sales revenues are up 7% to GBP211 million from GBP197 million in Q1 2011. Passenger numbers are also up 4% to 2.24 million in Q1 2012 from 2.15 million in the same quarter in 2011. The growth over the last three months has been driven by an...

2012-04-20 02:20:08

LONDON, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, an official supporter of the London 2012 Festival, unveiled an original one-day summer festival - Eurostar presents Traction - curated by internationally renowned DJ Gilles Peterson. The unique event, created by Eurostar, will bring together musical, dance and arts performers from across Europe for a special one-day festival to celebrate the diversity of European talent on London's doorstep. Parisian Sebastien...

2012-03-28 02:20:06

LONDON, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced that it is extending its booking horizon by an extra four weeks this summer to cater for heightened demand. Holidaymakers across the country can now book tickets from London St Pancras, Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International to Paris, Brussels and Lille for travel until the 15 August rather than 15 July, which is the typical...

2012-03-09 06:16:00

LONDON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has reported solid progress over the past year delivering continued growth in both passenger numbers and overall sales revenues. Following the transformation of the business from a partnership of three railways to a single, unified corporate entity on 1 September 2010, the business has reported a preliminary, unaudited net profit of GBP20.8 million in its first...