Dedicated airport rail service Heathrow Express has announced two new senior appointments with Les Freer becoming director and Sophie Chapman appointed head of operations.
Rocky Mountaineer has launched its revamped and all-encompassing Tracks training; an exclusive way for travel agents to become a Rocky Mountaineer Specialist.
In a first for the UK travel industry, the interactive humanoid robot offers customers, particularly families and children, a fun new way to find out about their journey before departure and entertains younger travellers.
This agreement is a key milestone in the innovative cooperation between SNCF-Réseau, Eurotunnel, Lisea and HS1 in their bid to create a ‘turn-key’ open access route for an operator.
AccorHotels and Eurostar have announced a partnership between their existing loyalty programmes, Le Club AccorHotels and Club Eurostar.
The partnership means Trainline now provides customers with access to iconic trans-continental journeys like the famous Trans-Siberian Express, and the high-speed Sapsan trains between Moscow and St. Petersburg or Nizhny Novgorod.
Following almost 20 years of planning and construction, the Hong Kong Express Rail Link will fully open on September 23rd, connecting the city with the rest of mainland China’s 25,000-kilometre-long national high-speed rail network for the first time.
Trainline has launched the world’s first personalised disruption voice alerts for rail, integrated into its voice app, built for the Google Assistant.
Located upstairs in the London lounge, the circular black and gold bar provides an atmospheric space for travellers to sample a selection of complimentary cocktails designed exclusively by the London Cocktail Club.
Introducing the first Big Bus Dublin bus to the city, the lord mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, cut the ribbon alongside Phil Boggon, executive vice president of western Europe at Big Bus Tours.
Belmond has appointed Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as financial advisors with a view to a possible sale. In a statement earlier, the luxury group said it was exploring “strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value”.
Former head of commercial planning at Heathrow Airport, Chris Crauford, has been appointed to Heathrow Express’ senior leadership team as head of commercial.