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Chesa el Toula to debut in St. Moritz this winter

Chesa el Toula to debut in St. Moritz this winter

30 October 2018 Hotel News

Luxury ski specialist Leo Trippi has announced the launch of Chesa el Toula, in Suvretta, St. Moritz. Brand new for the 2018/2019 ski season, Chesa el Toula is one of St. Moritz’s most elite properties and is exclusive to Leo Trippi.

SNCF welcomes new TGV Océane to south-western France

SNCF welcomes new TGV Océane to south-western France

13 December 2016 Rail & Coach News

SNCF has introduced newly-designed TGV Océane trains on the line linking Paris-Montparnasse station with Bordeaux and Toulouse in south-western France. SNCF Voyageurs chief executive Florence Parly joined by Alain Vidalies, French minister of state for transport, oceans and fisheries on the first train as it left Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

Dozens injured in French rail crash

Dozens injured in French rail crash

18 August 2016 Rail & Coach News

Dozens of rail passengers have been injured in France following a collision between a tree and a regional train in the south of the country. The tree fell onto the tracks at Saint-Aunes in the Herault region, leaving the line between Montpellier and Nimes blocked.

French strikes likely to hit Euro 2016 flights

French strikes likely to hit Euro 2016 flights

Ryanair has called again on the European Commission to take action to prevent the skies over Europe being closed once more by French air traffic controllers’ union strikes, targeting the European Championships. Ryanair has been forced to cancel 44 flights on Tuesday, to/from and over France, in what will be the 50th French strike since 2009, and tenth in the past 12 weeks.

Breaking Travel News investigates: France welcomes Euro 2016 kick-off

Breaking Travel News investigates: France welcomes Euro 2016 kick-off

10 June 2016 Focus

A record 24 sides will contest the 15th UEFA European Championship in France over the next four weeks, with kick-off later today. A much fancied France side will take on Romania in Paris, with hundreds of thousands of tourists expected to visit the destination before the final on July 10th.