Press releases from 2015

  • Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the UK with mainland Europe, is offering Brits the chance to holiday for less with a sale on a wide range of destinations. Whether it’s a shopping spree to the January sales in Paris, or a mini break in Brussels, with fares starting from just £29 one-way* the hardest decision will be deciding where to go. The sale will run for fourteen days from the 30th December 2015 to 12th January 2016 and passengers will be able to travel from 9th January. 


    Longing for Lille, Paris or Brussels?

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  • Take the train to the game #DoingaDennis 


    Eurostar is off to a strong start having sold 26,000 tickets for travel during the Euro 2016 tournament in less than a week. Sales for train tickets throughout the competition period opened last Saturday, 12th December just in time for UEFA’s official draw.


     


    Thousands of Brits will head to the Continent, with Paris proving to be the most popular destination. Wednesday, 15th June 2016 is the busiest day for...

  • - Designed by Eurostar Business Premier Culinary Director, Raymond Blanc OBE
    - Created by Silent Pool Distillers in the Surrey Hills


     


    On the eve of its 21st birthday, Eurostar unveils its very own gin designed by Business Premier Culinary Director, Raymond Blanc OBE, in partnership with artisan producers, Silent Pool Distillers.


     


    Named Toujours 21, the bespoke gin encapsulates Eurostar’s heritage, reminiscent of both...

  • - Passenger numbers up 2% year-on-year in Q3 2015
    - July 2015 saw record breaking numbers with Eurostar carrying over 1 million passengers  -  the highest number of passengers carried in one month since services began
    - Number of business passengers increased by 7% year-on-year
    - New South of France service proves very popular boosting tourism to the region  


    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today reported an increase of 2% in passengers numbers in Q3 2015 (2.87m Q3 2015: 2.80m Q3 2014) as customers continue to...

  • Eurostar releases great value fares to Lyon and the South of France


    Holidaymakers can escape to the winter sunshine for less this year, thanks to great value fares to Lyon and the South of France, on Eurostar’s new direct high-speed rail service.


    Tickets are on offer from £40 each way to Lyon and £45 each way to Avignon and Marseille, when booked between 2nd and 19th October for travel between 7th November and 6th February 2016*.


    Eurostar’s three newest destinations have a range of seasonal highlights to entertain visitors over the autumn/winter period...

    • Over 148,000 passengers are booked to travel on Eurostar over the August bank holiday weekend

    • Eurostar breaks record for largest number of passengers ever carried in one month with over 1 million passengers in July

    • 100,000 tickets sold to date for the new all year round South of France service

    • Eurostar launches express sale from £32 one way

    Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, announces the highest ever number of passengers transported in...

    • Q2 2015 breaks the record for the largest number of passengers ever carried on Eurostar in one quarter

    • Business Premier passenger numbers for the second quarter rose by 10%

    • Over 88,000 tickets sold to date for the new all year round South of France service

    • Business looks forward to the introduction of its new fleet of trains

    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today reported the highest ever number of passengers  transported on Eurostar in one quarter with over 2.8m customers travelling between the...

  • Belgium peer-to-peer car hire network, Tapazz, and French bicycle collective, Les Boîtes à Vélo, have beaten off strong competition from sustainable travel initiatives across the UK, France and Belgium to win the 2015 Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel.


    The two winners were chosen for their innovative sustainable travel projects, and will share £30,000 in prize money to invest in their schemes and expand in other networks.


    Tapazz was chosen for its success in revving up the community-led car rental network in Belgium. The  Antwerp-based business is...

  • Holidaymakers looking to enjoy a European summer break can treat themselves to a luxury upgrade for less as Eurostar is offering 30% off Standard Premier fares booked between 11th – 23rd June 2015.


    Travelling in Standard Premier, passengers can sit back and relax in more spacious surroundings whilst enjoying a light meal served at their seat.


    This special summer offer is available on the following services:


    • For the first time ever, Brits looking to embrace the sunny shores of the South of France can speed across the Channel in style for less in Standard Premier...
  • Holiday atmosphere comes to Eurostar stations, as inaugural service departs St Pancras International for Lyon, Avignon and Marseille


    Images, video and B-roll footage available on:
    http://www.digitalnewsagency.com/stories/9134-eurostar-celebrates-inaugural-direct-route-to-the-south-of-france


    Today, Eurostar launched its new year-round service direct from London to Lyon, Avignon and Marseille, with the...

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