SNCF plays its Happy Card

The French train operator SNCF has launched the “Happy Card”, designed for regular users of the TGV service. Costing €79 per month, the discount...

Great Monaco Road Show successes in Japan

Monaco’s Tourism and Conventions Office (DTC), and hotel partners Fairmont Monte Carlo and SBM, have enjoyed excellent road shows in Tokyo and Osaka. The...

SNCF €47bn in debt, union still threatens month-long strike in March

The French Government and the railway unions are facing off for another confrontation, this time one that may last for several months. Prime Minister Édouard...

World Travel & Tourism Council launches taskforce on human trafficking

Monaco-based Silversea Cruises has announced its support for a global taskforce against human trafficking.

Surf Air launches London-Cannes service

Surf Air, the members-only airline, will be launching its London-Cannes service on July 4. The airline has been operating successfully for four years in California,...

EU grounds Boeing Max 8

Europe is the latest to ban Boeing 737 Max 8 flights in its airspace following Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines tragedy. France announced a ban on Tuesday.

Flights to and from Paris hit by heavy snowfall

Heavy snow in the Paris region resulted in most flights to and from the capital and Nice Airport being cancelled on Wednesday, February 7. Nice...

Visa exemption for Monegasques transiting in China

From November 1, Monaco has joined the list of 51 countries for which China applies a visa-free stay from 72 to 144 hours, depending...