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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...

2013-10-09 23:30:04

SaaS TMS Platform to Provide Better Visibility and Enhance Controls Around Liquidity; Enable Payments London (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Kyriba, the leader in cloud-based treasury management solutions, has been appointed by Eurostar International to deliver an integrated suite of treasury, risk management and payments solutions. Eurostar will use the Kyriba Enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform across its European operations, enabling the company to centralise, automate and...

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...

2012-09-20 06:20:49

LONDON, September 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is on for the best sustainable travel initiatives in Europe as the 2013 Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel opens for entries. The Award, which is free to enter, recognises pioneering sustainable travel schemes from Belgium, France and the UK that are leading the way in encouraging people to adopt more sustainable forms of travel, helping improve quality of life, reducing congestion and pollution, and cutting...

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...

2011-04-14 11:45:00

LONDON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar has revealed it will be changing its branding and introducing new service enhancements for its customers, with Eurostar wishing to reflect its plans and ambitions for the business in the future. Over the last few years Eurostar has seen a big increase in the number of passengers choosing to connect through Lille, Brussels and Paris Gare du Nord to other destinations. This has been driven by shorter journey times and the growing desire among...

2011-01-18 09:48:00

PARIS, January 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Launched on December 1 by France's SNCF rail company, the Box TGV service is now enabling passengers using the eastern route of its high-speed network to benefit from a unique multimedia and Internet service. Box TGV uses technology and infrastructure developed by the OCEA consortium, led by Orange Business Services and including Eutelsat, Alstom and Capgemini. The technological achievements realised by the consortium have risen to...