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Alstom announces new order from German Hessische Landesbahn for 30 additional Coradia Lint regional trains

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-OUEN, France, 30-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom awarded a €120 million worth contract to supply 30 Coradia Lint regional trains to Hessische Landesbahn (HLB). The 120-seater trains are spacious, bright and disabled-friendly which offer a unique travel experience … Read the full press release

European Customer Data Platform Industry Grows Quickly Despite Limited Funding: CDP Institute

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 9-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s base of home-grown Customer Data Platform vendors grew rapidly in 2019, according to the CDP Industry in Europe 2020 report from the Customer Data Platform Institute. The number of vendors … Read the full press release

BP and Albert Heijn to expand retail cooperation across the Netherlands following successful pilot

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and Albert Heijn are extending their retail partnership to more than 100 locations throughout the Netherlands. Albert Heijn ‘to go’ shop’s tasty, fresh food and drinks for the road will soon be … Read the full press release

CUPRA expands team to achieve EUR 1 billion turnover — appoints Wayne Griffiths as Chairman of the Board

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 2-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wayne Griffiths has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of CUPRA. The appointment expands Griffiths’ responsibility as SEAT Executive Vice-President for Sales and Marketing and CUPRA Chief Executive Officer. CUPRA Board … Read the full press release

Bentley Motors to unveil the two-seat Grand Tourer Bentley Mulliner Bacalar on Tuesday 3 March

(PRESS RELEASE) CREWE, England, 2-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley Motors to unveil the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar at a digital press conference on 3 March 2020 at 08:30am GMT. The Bentley Mulliner Bacalar is exquisitely hand-built by the oldest coachbuilder in … Read the full press release

APG signs Dutch Business Sustainable Mobility Pledge

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — APG signed up with Anders Reizen to cut its own carbon footprint to half. Anders Reizen is a coalition of some 50 organizations with the common ambition of halving carbon emissions … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen selected as contractor for the extension of Gardermoen Park Inn Hotel

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen announces a design and build contract worth NOK 250 million excluding VAT (almost 25 million euros). The construction engineering company as been selected by Hotell Østre AS (Avinor) as contractor for … Read the full press release

VINCI Highways renews contract with Orange County Transportation Authority and Riverside County Transportation Commission to operate the 91 Express Lanes in California

(PRESS RELEASE) Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, France, 12-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions) signs seven-year contract renewal with Orange County Transportation Authority and Riverside County Transportation Commission, near Los Angeles, California. VINCI Highways, via its subsidiary Cofiroute USA, was selected … Read the full press release

Consolidation Looms for Fast-Growing Customer Data Platform Industry: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 11-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Established Customer Data Platform vendors prepared for industry consolidation even as new firms entered industry during the second half of 2019, according to the CDP Institute’s semi-annual Industry Update. The industry … Read the full press release

The 3rd largest bank in Croatia Erste Bank Croatia gets €100 million from EBRD to finance tourism industry in Croatia and Montenegro

Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President and Christoph Schoefboeck, President of the Management Board of EBC

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announced it is lending up €100 million to the third-largest bank in Croatia Erste Bank Croatia (EBC), part of Erste Group, in support of the tourism industry in Croatia and Montenegro. The … Read the full press release

Berlin-based SuitePad named Best Places to Work in Hotel Tech 2020 category at HotelTechReport.com’s HotelTechAwards

The company has also emerged as the best guest room tablet on the platform (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading provider of digital guest communication systems for the hotel industry SuitePad GmbH announced it has attained the … Read the full press release

Hungarian state owned rail operator MÁV-START orders 21 additional Stadler KISS electrical multiple unit trains

(PRESS RELEASE) BUSSNANG, Switzerland, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler announces order for 21 additional KISS electrical multiple unit trains valued at approx. 313 million euros. The contract was signed with Hungarian state owned passenger operator MÁV-START. A framework agreement for … Read the full press release

Axiom Prepaid Holdings Caps Off Banner Year with a Prestigious Accolade for Its CEO

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Axiom Prepaid Holding’s CEO, Steven Foster, will be featured on the cover of Total Prestige Magazine’s January 2020 issue (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 31-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — It seems only fitting that in a year filled with new product launches, new … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s pioneering GX Aviation and EAN connectivity solutions for the airline industry recognised at the World Travel Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat named the ‘World’s Leading Inflight Service Provider’ for the third year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The world leader in global, mobile satellite communications was recognised for its … Read the full press release

Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT; to be operated by PAUL GAUGUIN brand

Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT

(PRESS RELEASE) TRIESTE, 20-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri announced it has been selected to build and design 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT.  For the purpose the company has just signed MoA (memorandum of … Read the full press release

BP Ventures backs Mobility-as-a-Service Finnish start-up with €10 million investment

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures invests €10 million in MaaS Global. The Finnish-based start-up is a provider of digital mobility software designed to make transport easier and smarter. MaaS Global’s innovative Whim app provides users to … Read the full press release

400,000 electric vehicles to be equipped with NORMA Group thermal management line systems by 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) MAINTAL, 24-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group develops line systems for thermal management of battery units for a leading battery manufacturer. The systems will be used in up to 400,000 electric vehicles of a major international automobile manufacturer … Read the full press release

VIAJES: LOS 5 DESTINOS MÁS BARATOS PARA ESCAPADAS URBANAS

Málaga encabeza la lista de destinos con mejor relación calidad-precio para escapadas urbanas (PRESS RELEASE) MALAGA, 20-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Los destinos que ofrecen la mejor relación calidad-precio dependen en gran medida de cuánto se gastas cuando se llega allí. … Read the full press release

TRAVEL NEWS: Malaga tops the list of best value city break destinations in Spain

Where to escape the winter blues for less with the City Breaks Cost Index report by Spain-Holiday.com (PRESS RELEASE) MALAGA, Spain, 20-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Which city destination offers the best value depends to a large extent on how much … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew 71% in One Year; Will Reach $1 Billion Revenue in 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform Industry continued its rapid growth in the first half of 2019, according to the CDP Institute’s semi-annual Industry Update. The industry added nineteen vendors and raised $317 … Read the full press release

Central European Online Travel Agency Group Szallas.hu PLC. further strengthens its international presence

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu PLC. has completed the acquisition of intercountry booking site ‘Utazok.hu’ and Maiutazás Group, closing its high-value transactions in the region. After buying ‘Spanie.pl’, merging with HOTEL.CZ a.s. and taking partial ownership of ‘Travelminit’ in the past two … Read the full press release

La 18ª Vuelta al Lago Qinghai concluye con la celebración de su “mayoría de edad”

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, China, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — La 18ª Vuelta al Lago Qinghai (Tour of Qinghai Lake, TDQL) alcanzó la meta en la capital de la Región Autónoma Hui de Ningxia tras 1851 km de feroz competición divididos en … Read the full press release

18e ‘Tour of Qinghai Lake’ wordt afgesloten met een ‘coming-of-age’-viering

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, China, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — De 18e Tour of Qinghai Lake (TDQL) had zijn finish in de hoofdstad van de autonome regio Ningxia Hui na 1.851 km felle concurrentie over 13 etappes in drie westelijke provincies in de … Read the full press release

Il 18° tour del lago Qinghai si conclude con la celebrazione della “maggiore età”

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, Cina, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Il 18° tour del lago Qinghai (TDQL) ha raggiunto il traguardo nella capitale della Regione Autonoma di Ningxia Hui dopo 1.851 km di accanita competizione in 13 tappe sviluppatesi lungo tre province … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: Philippines first to order ACH160 in Southeast Asia and Pacific region

(PRESS RELEASE) MANILA, Philippines, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters launches ACH160 model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region with an order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines. The helicopter will be used for private and business … Read the full press release

OFERTA de casas vacacionales de lujo para menos de €25 por persona por noche este verano

Alojarte en un villa en España en temporada alta no tiene por qué ser necesariamente caro. (PRESS RELEASE) MALAGA, 12-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vacaciones-Espana.es, el portal lider de viviendas vacacionales en España ofrece una selecion de 8 fantásticas villas con … Read the full press release

Noticias de Turismo: este verano sacarás más partido de tu presupuesto vacacional encontrando precios más competitivos

Infografico - Informe de Gastos Vacacionales por Spain-Holiday.com

Utlimo informe de tendencias de viaje revela los destinos más competitivos para las vacaciones (PRESS RELEASE) MALAGA, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Los vuelos y alojamientos a buen precio no significan necesariamente unas vacaciones económicas; el importe de otros gastos locales … Read the full press release

TRAVEL NEWS: Your holiday spending money stretches even further this summer in Spain

2019 Travel Trends Report: Summer Spending by Spain-Holiday.com

Travel Trends Report reveals the best value destinations in Spain for your summer holiday (PRESS RELEASE) MALAGA, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap holiday; varying prices of everyday local expenses are playing a … Read the full press release

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems’ world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems' world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

Carbon brakes by Safran in use on more than 10,000 airplanes deployed by some 500 airlines worldwide (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has just announced it is going to build a new plant in Feyzin focused on … Read the full press release

China Southern Airlines’ new Beijing airport base at Beijing Daxing Airport will use 177 escalator and elevator units from thyssenkrupp Elevator

thyssenkrupp Elevator at Beijing Daxing Airline Catering Centre

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp Elevator will supply 22 escalators and 155 elevators (177 units) for the China Southern Airlines’ new Beijing airport base at Beijing Daxing Airport. China Southern Airlines has recently moved to a two-hub … Read the full press release