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My Constant Companion Onboard

Quiet, reliable and always well-equipped — the new Sales Trolley for trains Bonjour, my name is TGV 9245. I am a train on my way from Paris to Milan. Onboard is my new constant companion. In 2017, he got a whole new outfit. It is lighter, more flexible and looks really chic...

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And … Action, Please!

You think you have a boring train ride ahead of you? Surely not, if Marine Secondé is onboard Marine is the LSG Group’s person in charge of activities onboard the TGV trains. She creates special moments so that passengers can experience a unique train ride on trips from France...

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“Fine dining” on the train

Passengers can fully enjoy a fine dining experience between Zurich and Paris with the “La Table” concept Getting on the train and feeling completely relaxed. This is one of the reasons why passengers choose BUSINESS 1ÈRE class on TGV Lyria trains, where they have a dedicated...

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Train@WTCE: Integrated solutions for our customers

The LSG Group presents its spectrum of services for train operators with concrete case studie I am very much looking forward to this year’s World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) in Hamburg in April. Besides InnoTrans, which will take place in Berlin in Se...

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Smoothie or lemonade?

Refreshing summer drinks go down well from the moment you set off on Holidays Countless families all across Europe will be heading off on holiday over the coming weeks. Many will go by train. So the onboard catering service must be adjusted to appeal to this type of passenger. Wh...

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You can’t go wrong with coffee, beer and water

I was surprised to find that coffee, beer and water are always top sellers, no matter what time of the day it is. As the LSG Group’s Train team, we regularly review the sales figures accordingly to make sure we are getting the right product mix on board the trains we serve. The...

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Five Things to Keep in Mind for Successful Sales on Trains

To successfully sell snacks and drinks on board a train, you need products that appeal to as many passengers as possible so that they will purchase them. But what are the things to remember when presenting and placing products to maximize your sales? Here are five points that con...

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Next Stop for the Train Services Team: WTCE

On-board retailing sounds pretty simple in theory. But how can I structure the process efficiently to ensure it turns a profit? What products do passengers go for? Which partner will best organize the service on board or possibly even handle it for me entirely? At the WTCE expo, ...

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Train Services: Innovations at a second glance

For a catering concept to become a success on board a train, we at the LSG Group have to consider every aspect of the service. Following an in-depth analysis of the competition, train operator’s positioning and passenger segmentation, we invite our existing or potential custome...

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LSG Group at InnoTrans 2016: A (not so technical) Recap

Culinary “food-to-go” bolsters intensive discussions at InnoTrans Many of my colleagues found this year’s InnoTrans in Berlin to be very technical. With our stand, which was designed to be very inviting, inspiring and innovative, we at the LSG Group created a distinctive ju...