Peakwork and Ameropa expand range of rail package deals
The former Deutsche Bahn subsidiary and city travel specialist, Ameropa, is expanding its portfolio of dynamically packaged travel with arrivals and departures from Deutsche Bahn. The complete packages, including rail travel, hotel accommodation and tour operator services, offer a safe, environmentally friendly travel alternative for domestic travel and travel to neighboring countries.
Due to it’s high flexibility, this well-known tour operator selected the Peakwork solution. Travelers can purchase a package holiday, from either the online tour operator service at www.ameropa.de as well as in store at a local travel agency.
Each travel package is offered with a total price, providing Ameropa with more opportunities for margin optimization by combining the most cost effective rail and hotel rates. In return, Deutsche Bahn grants access to the Tourism Economy Tarif, where less popular connections can be booked at attractive prices, as well as the Flexible Tourism Tarif offering flexible travel to the top holiday destinations.
A comprehensive travel chain can be dynamically packaged: from home to the regional train and on to the ICE high speed train to the hotel - and back. More than one million combinations of arrival and departure points can be booked. Numerous domestic German railway stations can be selected as departure and destination points, as well as top destinations in 12 neighboring countries and regions. Seat reservations are also included. In addition, the use of rail travel also appeals to holidaymakers who are environmentally conscious.
According to the German FUR Travel Analysis, in 2019, railways accounted for 15 per cent of all domestic journeys (source: Reiseanalyse 2020). According to Statista, the number of people in Germany who take longer train journeys for private reasons has also increased steadily in recent years (source: Statista Webseite). Currently, however, travel behavior is changing fundamentally and experts predict that tourism will start again first in their own country and in neighbouring countries.