Eurostar hails business travel recovery

Eurostar has said that a continued recovery in business travel sector was the catalyst for its 12% rise in annual revenue.

Eurostar hails business travel recovery
Eurostar hails business travel recovery
Eurostar’s sales rose to £760m in 2010, from £675.5m the previous year.

Passenger numbers increased by 3% to 9.5m, compared with 9.2m in 2009.

The group said that destinations in the South of France, Holland, Germany and the Netherlands are now popular for business travellers.

Eurostar chief executive Nicolas Petrovic said: "The turnaround in the business travel market continued in the second half of 2010. We are also starting to see a real shift in behaviour as customers are increasingly keen to explore new destinations by high speed rail."

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