The Trans-Siberian Railway has captured the imagination of travellers for more than 100 years and Saga guests can now experience the world’s longest railway journey interspersed with a sprinkling of comfortable hotel stays in Russia, Mongolia and China, plus an overnighter in a traditional Mongolian tent.
Eurostar has announced the appointment of Mike Cooper, currently leader of the delivery service firm, Yodel, as its new chief executive. He will succeed Nicolas Petrovic, who will be leaving Eurostar at the end of February to become chief executive of Siemens, France.
Rail fares have gone up by an average of 3.4 per cent in the UK, the highest increase in five years. While protests are planned across the country in opposition to the rise, the department for transport argued increases were capped in line with inflation.
The government has revealed a plan that could see the UK’s train passengers to benefit from a dramatic improvement in onboard mobile and Wi-Fi connections. The rapid growth of mobile data requirements and the use of smartphones and tablets now means that consumers expect high quality, reliable connectivity everywhere.
Eurostar will be unveiling a range of critically acclaimed Amazon Prime Video content on board its fleet of e320 trains via the new app. Eurostar will be the first transport operator in Europe to feature Prime Video on board, free for all passengers to enjoy as they speed across the Channel.
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, is expecting its busiest December ever with over 370,000 booked to travel during the Christmas period.
Eurostar has launched a new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible to all passengers across the world without any fees or qualifying fares.
Eurostar is dishing up a new range of healthy salads for Business Premier passengers to enjoy, as they travel across the Channel.