Press releases from 2012

  • Passenger numbers up 10% on last year
    Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe is expecting to carry 10%1 more passengers over this half-term school holiday, compared to the same holiday period last year.

    Over 230,000 people from across the UK and Europe will travel on Eurostar over the course of the week for a late winter break. A combination of attractive prices, Valentine's Day and good ski conditions will make this a bumper half-term for Eurostar.

    Nick Mercer, Commercial Director for Eurostar, said: "This has been one of our...

  • Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service linking London and mainland Europe, has selected AMV BBDO to provide creative and advertising services across all markets, following a multi-stage pitch process.

    AMV BBDO will work alongside Eurostar as lead creative agency in the strategic development of its pan-European advertising.* In partnership with CLM BBDO who will take responsibility for activation in France and Belgium, they will deliver a suite of communications for the UK, France and Belgium, with the first campaign due in the autumn.

    The decision to appoint a new creative...

  • Winter Sale on until 23 January for travel from 19 January to 29 March

    Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, is offering special, limited prices of £59 and £149 return for Standard and Standard Premier travel to Paris, Brussels or Lille between 19 January and 29 March.

    With plenty of the special £59 return Standard class fares available for midweek travel this is the perfect time to book a reviving day trip or a relaxing long weekend. 'Winter blues busters' can also treat themselves to a more luxurious journey for less as Eurostar is...