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Tickets go on sale for new European high speed line

The long awaited high speed line between Brussels, Amsterdam and Cologne will open on 13 December 2009 and tickets are now on sale through Rail Europe.

Brussels Airlines expands network through Lufthansa partnership

As of this week, Brussels Airlines offers a perfect flight schedule to South Africa, Ghana and Sudan thanks to an extended partnership with Lufthansa. All flights are operated by Lufthansa and commercialized by Brussels Airlines through a codeshare agreement.

Planning ahead - European Christmas markets

For one of Germany’s best Christmas markets, head to Berlin where – during December - the Christmas markets spring up at many locations throughout the city, with the most popular one located next to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

New museum for famous Belgium surrealist

A new museum dedicated to the surrealist from French-speaking Belgium who became one of the most celebrated painters in the world will open in the heart of Brussels’ museum district on 2nd June.

Surrealism with style in Belgium

Surrealism with style in Belgium

From the city which revels in chocolates, cartoons and café-culture now comes a brand new museum in celebration of Belgium’s best known Surrealist artist.

VLM Airlines offers new route from Antwerp to Frankfurt

Starting 4 May 2009, VLM Airlines will operate three flights per day between Antwerp and Frankfurt using a Fokker 50 aircraft. The airline will offer flights in code-share with Air France.

Unwrapping the top destinations for chocoholics

The recession is proving a useful tool for the UK’s chocolate retailers because while sales on other products dwindle, chocolate sales have more than quadrupled. An increase of 80 percent year-on-year cited by a leading UK retailer* shows that the UK’s desire for chocolate has not melted in 2009.

Win-win for Belgium-bound travellers travelling with Flybe

Flybe is celebrating having won the prestigious 2008 Brussels Airport Environmental Award by offering double Rewards4all points on its Manchester – Brussels route. The limited time double point offer is available on bookings made between November 17 and December 15th for travel before March 28, 2009.

VLM cements status as leading business airline

VLM Airlines’ success as a leading business airline was once again demonstrated recently when it was named ‘Best Business Airline- Western Europe’ by Business Destinations Magazine in their first Annual Travel Awards.

Crowne Plaza set to improve the lives of Business Travellers

Crowne Plaza set to improve the lives of Business Travellers

Crowne Plaza, one of the hotel brands in the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) portfolio, has announced the second year of its ‘Think Tank’ concept which aims to cement its position as the hotel of choice for the discerning business traveller.

Belgium celebrates with biggest ever gin bar

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Jenever Museum (Gin Museum) in Hasselt, the largest jenever-bar in Belgium is due to be built during the 8th Jenever Festivities on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

Belgium wins group-friendly award

Belgium accepted the award for the most Group-Friendly Overseas Destination category in the recent Group Travel Organiser Awards held on Friday 22 June 2007.

Wyndham Hotel Group launch in Belgium

Wyndham Hotel Group launch in Belgium

Hotel Group International today announced the opening of the first Ramada hotel in Belgium, the 210-room Ramada Plaza Antwerp. The Ramada Plaza Antwerp is owned and managed by The PREM Group, an Irish-owned company based in Dublin that develops and manages hotels, serviced apartments and serviced offices in Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern Europe.