Articles tagged “rail europe”

Rail Is the Next Big Thing for Asia’s Online Travel Platforms

Rail Is the Next Big Thing for Asia’s Online Travel Platforms

Raini Hamdi, Skift

After low cost carriers, the next big thing that will change the way Asians travel could be rail. A rail-volution is in the air and online travel platforms want in. But it’s not that easy. Here’s why.

1 month ago

Investor Interest Grows for Startups Looking to Simplify Rail Booking

Investor Interest Grows for Startups Looking to Simplify Rail Booking

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Up until recently, the ease and sophistication of bookings for hotels and flights far surpassed that of ground transportation, creating a small but growing market of entrepreneurs looking to solve the unsexy problem of back-end complexity and one-step transactions.

4 years ago

Mobile Booking and High-Speed Rail Are Killing the Eurail Pass

Mobile Booking and High-Speed Rail Are Killing the Eurail Pass

Samantha Shankman, Skift

A more informed planning process and the desire for last-minute mobile tickets are making the once popular European rail pass a travel relic with less and less relevance to today's young travelers.

5 years ago