Business bookings on Eurostar surged by almost two-thirds in September

Business bookings on Eurostar surged by almost two-thirds in September as face to face meetings returned


Business travel bookings on Eurostar surged by almost two-thirds in September as face to face meetings returned. 

Ticket sales for business trips rose by 62 per cent in the first two weeks compared with the previous fortnight as international companies and firms that trade abroad hold in-person meetings again. 

Fast track: In May Eurostar’s owner agreed a £250m bailout with shareholders after the Channel Tunnel train was hit even harder than airlines during the pandemic

Fast track: In May Eurostar’s owner agreed a £250m bailout with shareholders after the Channel Tunnel train was hit even harder than airlines during the pandemic

It indicates predictions about a permanent slump in business travel after the pandemic may have been exaggerated. 

In May Eurostar’s owner agreed a £250m bailout with shareholders after the Channel Tunnel train was hit even harder than airlines during the pandemic. Before the crisis it was carrying around 10m passengers with revenues of £1billion. 

source: dailymail.co.uk