Articles tagged “sncf”

Airline Weekly

Air France Streamlines Air-Rail Connections to Help Replace Short Flights

Air France Streamlines Air-Rail Connections to Help Replace Short Flights

Rail

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders

This summer travel season could be enormously successful for railway companies if schemes they've created for the post-pandemic-era can capture travelers' interest. A big "if."

Global Rail Companies Put Plans in Place to Lure New Riders

Business Travel

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Convincing businesses to opt for longer train journeys, and that this isn't just a "backpacker express," could be a challenge.

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Rail

Europe’s Night Trains Reawakened Thanks to the Pandemic

First it was flying. Now governments are banding together to drive home the climate-friendly travel message, and sleeper trains are back.

Europe’s Night Trains Reawakened Thanks to the Pandemic

Rail

Carpooling Startup BlaBlaCar Looks to Take Over Long-Distance Bus Service Ouibus

Rail operator SNCF also announced that it is has led a $113 million investment in BlaBlaCar as a new investor. Perhaps carpooling could prove to be a path to building a major travel brand.

Carpooling Startup BlaBlaCar Looks to Take Over Long-Distance Bus Service Ouibus

Rail

Macron Switches to TV to Push French Rail Reform

Trump-like in his distaste for the media, France's Emmanuel Macron is resorting to TV interviews to push his remaking of the French rail system. The unions aren't going down, though, without a fight.

Macron Switches to TV to Push French Rail Reform

Tourism

French Rail Strike Expected to Be Highly Disruptive for a Second Day

The showdown between the French government and the unions will impact passengers from France to the UK. No one is in the mood for compromise yet so this will get worse before it gets better.

French Rail Strike Expected to Be Highly Disruptive for a Second Day

Rail

French Rail Workers Set to Strike and Disrupt Intercity Train Service

For travelers, the ugliest French word is gréve, or strike. But like it or not, France's largest rail union will be striking over the next few months to challenge proposed labor law changes. Mon Dieu!

French Rail Workers Set to Strike and Disrupt Intercity Train Service

Rail

France’s Rail System Is Falling Apart

France isn't the only country straining to make its rail system pay for itself. The U.S. has this problem, too, although Amtrak has been losing money for years and, like SNCF, isn't getting the investment it needs.

France’s Rail System Is Falling Apart

SkiftX

Best Travel Ads This Week: Real-Life Experiences That Pop Online

Travel brands are particularly well-positioned for real-life ambient marketing that portray experiences better than a staid graphic ad.

Best Travel Ads This Week: Real-Life Experiences That Pop Online