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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...

2012-09-20 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...

2012-06-20 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...

2012-04-20 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...

2011-10-27 10:48:00

LONDON, October 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced its results for the third quarter of 2011, having delivered a solid performance during the period with sales revenues up 7% (GBP197m in 2011 vs. GBP183m in 2010). Looking back across the year to date, total sales revenue figures have grown by 5% compared to the same period in 2010 (GBP617m in 2011 vs GBP588m in 2010). The total number...

2011-09-29 12:44:00

LONDON, September 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed rail service between UK and mainland Europe, has awarded NOMAD Digital Ltd ('NOMAD'), the specialist provider of connectivity solutions to the rail industry, the contracts to supply on-board Wi-Fi connectivity and state-of-the-art infotainment for its existing fleet of high speed trains. This follows a rigorous, competitive procurement process in which NOMAD emerged as the clear winner. Over the next...

2011-09-26 12:10:00

LONDON, September 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service linking London and mainland Europe is set to launch its first pan-European advertising campaign on the 1 October. The new London 2012 focused advertisements will mark the first time that Eurostar has shown the same TV advertisement in the UK, France and Belgian. The campaign, created by Paris-based agency Leg, will focus on the important role Eurostar will play in carrying thousands of...

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...