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Eurostar named among top travel brands for customer experience

Eurostar, the high-speed rail operator linking the UK and mainland Europe, has jumped 142 places  in KPMG Nunwood’s annual customer experience survey published today.  
The survey of 10,000 consumer shows that brands in the travel and hotel sector saw some of the biggest improvement with respect to customer experience this year. Eurostar is among this year’s biggest movers, placed at 24 and one of only a handful of travel brands in the top 25.


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Belmond Grand Hibernian departs on its inaugural journey from Dublin

Belmond Grand Hibernian
Belmond Grand Hibernian started a new chapter in history today as the first luxury sleeper train to travel throughout the Island of Ireland. The inaugural journey departed Heuston Station at 14:20hrs taking 40 guests on a six-night Grand Tour of Ireland. The train’s contemporary interiors are elegant yet relaxed, evoking the sense of travelling in an Irish country house on wheels, with genuine and warm service provided by the train’s crew.

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Rocky Mountaineer gives bank holiday savings with Peaks & Perks offer

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Couples receive up to £400 in added value for hotels, meals and activities on 2017 bookings

Rocky Mountaineer will mark the bank holiday weekend with the UK launch of its Peaks and Perks offer on Sunday 28th August. For a limited time, prospective guests of the luxury tourist train will have the chance to receive up to £400 in added value on eligible 2017 packages to some of Canada’s most stunning destinations. 

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Belmond Royal Scotsman launches ‘Action Stations’     

bespoke train and sporting itineraries for adventurous groups

With access to some of the most spectacular natural sporting playgrounds in the UK, Belmond Royal Scotsman launches ‘Action Stations’, private charters and bespoke itineraries for groups, combining slow luxury train travel through the Scottish Highlands and beyond, with a series of thrilling and adventurous off board excursions.  

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Christmas market getaway with Eurostar

A Guide to the best of  Europe’s Christmas Markets by rail

Now that travel bookings are open for the Christmas period, it’s the perfect time to plan a festive getaway to Europe with Eurostar.
Travellers looking to experience the magic of Christmas can choose from a range of traditional markets from across the continent, all within easy reach by Eurostar. Whether passengers want to hear  the sound of carol singing in Cologne or buy baubles in Bruges to decorate the tree, it’s the ultimate way to get in the festive spirit.


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