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  • City Sightseeing supports The National Diversity Awards
    City Sightseeing is one of the brands supporting The National Diversity Awards, a skyfall of diversity talent alongside Microsoft, Barclays, The Army, Financial Ombudsman Service, Liverpool City Council, Penna, Mouchel, MI5, PwC, ThoughtWorks, Transport for London, The Co-operative Funeralcare, and The Open University. Charities and ... Read More

    Created: 25/08/2015 17:04:00

  • Launch of City Sightseeing Rotterdam
    City Sightseeing Rotterdam has started operations bringing to the City Sightseeing Worldwide portfolio a new key destination in Europe, home to the continent's largest port. This new operation is the second of the global company in the Netherlands after City Sightseeing Amsterdam and strengthens the brand exposure in Europe. From today, ... Read More

    Created: 09/07/2015 13:11:00

  • New opening – City Sightseeing Budapest
    City Sightseeing Budapest has started operations in the capital of Hungary, bringing to the City Sightseeing Worldwide family a new and exciting destination in the very heart of Europe. Right from its launch, City Sightseeing Budapest has proved an overwhelming success thanks to brand recognition and the efforts made during the last year ... Read More

    Created: 26/05/2015 10:29:00

  • 5 Star Award for City Sightseeing Glasgow tour
    City Sightseeing Glasgow is delighted to be awarded VisitScotland’s highly-sought top grading for its Glasgow tour for 2015. 2015 got off to a brilliant start for the operators of Glasgow’s iconic red sightseeing buses with a 5 star award from VisitScotland. Having carried out mystery visits to grade the tours, ... Read More

    Created: 18/05/2015 16:25:00

  • Arriva and CS have entered into a strategic alliance to develop new products and destinations
    The CEO of Arriva / Deuthsche Bahn David Martin, the CEO of Arriva Esfera-Teatro Bus Javier Fuentes, and President and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide Enrique Ybarra, have signed an agreement for the international development of a new tourism product, Teatro Bus, and for the expansion of City Sightseeing within the ... Read More

    Created: 11/05/2015 19:30:00

  • Viator awards City Sightseeing Europe tours
    Throughout 2014 Viator customers consistently rated City Sightseeing tours in Europe with an average of four stars or higher, which ranks our European network among a select group of Viator suppliers to receive the 'Top Rated on Viator' status. Ensure that you too choose to take a quality tour when visiting cities by choosing one of the ... Read More

    Created: 12/03/2015 13:44:00

  • City Sightseeing Dubai new routes
    In February, City Sightseeing Dubai launched two new routes in addition of the three existing routes – Red, Blue and Green. The new Golden Route (Dubai Marina) and The Global Village & Miracle Garden Route complete an amazing offer of sightseeing attractions in one of the world's top destinations. The customer will also find a ... Read More

    Created: 01/03/2015 11:32:00

  • CS LA/Hollywood – 80 years with the stars
    City Sightseeing Los Angeles/Hollywood operator is celebrating its 80th anniversary. It all started in 1935 when showman Sid Grauman, developer of the world-famous Chinese Theatre, mused to his chauffeur that he thought tourists might pay to see where the stars lived, and what began as a limousine tour in 1935 is now one of the most ... Read More

    Created: 01/03/2015 11:14:00

  • City Sightseeing Sharjah links Sharjah and Dubai tours
    Popular Sharjah-based city tour operator City Sightseeing Sharjah is joining forces with its Dubai counterpart to offer an exciting new option. The new agreement allows travellers who hold a 48-hour validity ticket for either City Sightseeing Sharjah or City Sightseeing Dubai access to any of the City Sightseeing tours in Sharjah or ... Read More

    Created: 19/01/2015 17:33:00

  • City Sightseeing showcases its newest operation in Dubai in its fifteenth WTM attendance in a row
    City Sightseeing Worldwide attended World Travel Market for its fifteen year in a row. The London trade show has seen the growth of the company since 1999, when there was only four destinations operating under the global brand, until the present day with over 100 destinations in 32 countries of the five continents and becoming the ... Read More

    Created: 12/11/2014 10:55:00

  • City Sightseeing and dnata / Emirates Group inaugurate in Dubai
    The President of dnata & Group Services, Emirates Group, Gary Chapman, Iain Andrew, Divisional Senior Vice President of dnata Travel, and the president and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide, Enrique Ybarra, celebrated the opening of City Sightseeing Dubai in presence of the Ambassador of Spain in the UAE, His Excellency Mr ... Read More

    Created: 02/10/2014 19:31:00

  • The world’s first electric retrofitted double decker sightseeing bus launches in York!
    One of York’s renowned City Sightseeing buses has become the first double-decker bus in the world to get an electric makeover, thanks to a successful bid for funding by City of York Council. The City Sightseeing bus, operated by Transdev, will be in operation from September after becoming the first double decker to be converted ... Read More

    Created: 15/09/2014 22:08:00

  • City Sightseeing continues donations towards ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    Following on from the challenge of Enrique Ybarra (City Sightseeing Worldwide), the City Sightseeing international network is joining the fight against ALS by making donations and doing the Ice Bucket Challenge. See the latest City Sightseeing operators doing the challenge:       (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = ... Read More

    Created: 08/09/2014 17:09:00

  • City Sightseeing CEO does Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges Dnata President, Shurooq CEO & CS Network
    View Video In New Window The President and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide together with the City Sightseeing team in Spain have taken part in the Ice Bucket Challenge after being challenged by the CEO of Viator Barrie Seidenberg (see the video here). Enrique Ybarra said: "In City Sightseeing we support many causes through our ... Read More

    Created: 27/08/2014 16:54:00

  • Viator CEO Barrie Seidenberg challenges City Sightseeing CEO Enrique Ybarra to take on the ALS Ice B
    Viator CEO Barrie Seidenberg has personally challenged the President and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide Enrique Ybarra to join the fight for a cure for ALS – the Ice Bucket Challenge (see the video here). Enrique has responded to Barrie. "It is an honor to be challenged by you for such an important cause as it is ALS, I ... Read More

    Created: 25/08/2014 10:20:00

  • City Sightseeing announces its next destination – the Kingdom of Bahrain
    The Minister of Culture (in charge of Tourism) of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Her Excellency Sheikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, and the President and CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide, Enrique Ybarra Valdenebro, have announced the launch of a new operation of the leading open top bus tour company. City Sightseeing Bahrain, which will ... Read More

    Created: 22/07/2014 16:39:00

  • City Sightseeing Annual Conference 2014
     Following from the exciting destinations chosen in the past years (Cartagena, Rome, Athens…) and the great job made by the organizers, we are delighted to let you know that the location for the 2014 City Sightseeing Annual Conference will be the City of Picasso – Malaga, Spain, from May 31st to June 3rd, 2014. Malaga ... Read More

    Created: 30/04/2014 12:49:00

  • City Sightseeing Baku Launch
    The World’s leading open top bus tour company enriches its brand connection between Europe and Asia, where already operates Moscow and Kazan in Russia and Tbilisi in Georgia. As the Azeri capital city joins the City Sightseeing international network, the company reaches 107 destinations in five continents Baku, Azerbaijan, 3 ... Read More

    Created: 08/04/2014 09:52:00

  • City Sightseeing Moscow merges to create the largest city tour program in Russia
    City Sightseeing Moscow merges to create the largest city tour program in Russia Moscow, March 18, 2014 On International Women’s Day, one of Russia’s major holidays, the Russian office of City Sightseeing Worldwide and Moscow-based “Capital River Boat Tour Company”, oldest and largest carrier of water ... Read More

    Created: 19/03/2014 10:58:00

  • Visit us at ITB Berlin
    Visit CitySightseeing at ITB Berlin between 5th - 9th March 2014 Hall 25./129 Please click the banner below for more ... Read More

    Created: 21/01/2014 10:08:00

  • Moscow spreads over Europe!
    The Moscow Tourism Committee is taking to the road and teamed up with City Sightseeing Worldwide—the world’s #1 open-top doubledecker bus tour operator—to launch a major advertising campaign on buses across Europe. It’s a first for the Moscow tourist authorities—hoping to double over the next few years the ... Read More

    Created: 10/10/2013 09:38:00

  • 10 years on top for Norwich
    Former farm manager David McMaster is proud to have seen his idea develop over that time into one of the city’s top tourist attractions. And even after clocking up so many miles his enthusiasm remains the same as when he launched City Sightseeing Norwich in 2003. Mr McMaster, who had started Awayadays providing tours of Norfolk ... Read More

    Created: 05/08/2013 15:35:00

  • Sharjah by night
    Sharjah is the cultural capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - if Abu Dhabi has oil and Dubai has skyscrapers and theme parks, Sharjah has museums, universities and mosques - all within reach from the City Sightseeing tour. Sharjah, the third largest Emirate, is located just 20 minutes from Dubai airport and is seen as the culture ... Read More

    Created: 31/07/2013 09:30:00

  • New tour as part of City of Culture 2013
    Our widely recognised tourism brands has just been introduced in Derry, Northern Ireland. The City Sightseeing tour offers a commentary guided tour of the city seven days a week and has already created 15 jobs including posts for drivers and mechanics, at its new offices in John Street. Local businessman and tour operator Ruairi ... Read More

    Created: 17/07/2013 13:01:00

  • Moscow launch their very own boats
    The world’s number one open top operator City Sightseeing, with the support of Moscow Tourism Committee and Moscow Transportation Department, which launched an open-top double decker bus tour in the City last August, has surprised Muscovites and visitor to the Russian capital by launching river tours on the Russian May holidays ... Read More

    Created: 07/05/2013 14:03:00

  • Kiev turns red
    • City Sightseeing – the world’s leading open top bus tour operator enriches its brand with new tour launch in the Ukraine. City Sightseeing Worldwide launches its newest branded operation in Kiev - Ukraine. Since May 2012, local operator Open Kiev have been a recognised ticketing partner within the City Sightseeing ... Read More

    Created: 22/04/2013 16:23:00

  • New Cordoba tour set to shine
    • The World's leading open top bus company starts 17-stops panoramic tour in Spanish Caliphate City. Cordoba, March 2013.- City Sightseeing Worldwide and the City Council of Cordoba inaugurated the first everCity Sightseeing Cordoba open top tour. Tourists and visitors to this fabulous Spanish City can enjoy key landmarks like the ... Read More

    Created: 03/04/2013 17:06:00

  • Ghouls & Ghosts hop aboard Glasgow buses
    New bus tour set to show the ghostly and gory in City’s past Our City Sightseeing Glasgow, operator has launched an exciting new tour called Ghoulish Glasgow that is sure to be a must for anyone aged 8 and over who loves ghostly and gory stories. With its long and bloody history, filled with guts, gore, ghosts and ghouls, the ... Read More

    Created: 02/04/2013 17:41:00

  • NEW Cordoba tour to launch in March!
    During the FITUR Madrid travel trade show, City Sightseeing the worlds biggest open top tour operator announced their latest tour offering - Cordoba, Spain. Set to launch during the first week in March 2013, City Sightseeing Cordoba will give visitors a taste of the City's rich history and culture from the top deck. The visitors can ... Read More

    Created: 04/02/2013 11:37:00

  • UAE tour off to good start
    Now into its second week of operation our newest tour in Sharjah, the UAE has got off to a good start with passengers hopping on board the bright red buses. The bus tour service commenced with three buses as part of phase I of the project, with the number of buses to be increased in accordance with market demand. The double- decker ... Read More

    Created: 24/01/2013 14:07:00

  • City Sightseeing Seville launch free Wi-Fi for customers
    • Spanish operator introduces free wi-fi to encourage social networking City Sightseeing Seville have rolled out free wi-fi to its fleet of open top buses. Passengers can now connect their smart phones and tablets whilst on the move to check emails and upload their travel news and photographs to social networks. Travellers can ... Read More

    Created: 03/12/2012 10:19:00

  • City Sightseeing Worldwide launch its first tour in the United Arab Emirates
    • The world's leading open top bus operator lands in the Middle East as a first step in its planned expansion in the region • The 75-minutes tour of Sharjah will run 365 days a year showing the main tourist attractions of the city Sharjah (UAE), November 28, 2012. - City Sightseeing Worldwide, the world's leading open top bus ... Read More

    Created: 29/11/2012 15:14:00

  • Two new cities hop on board
    City Sightseeing, the World’s number one open top tour bus operator this week announced two new cities to add to their expanding network of tours around the globe. At World Travel Market, London, they announced that City Sightseeing Sharjah in the UAE and City Sightseeing Johannesburg in South Africa – will both start ... Read More

    Created: 08/11/2012 11:59:00

  • Double decker tour buses hit streets of New Orleans
    Our latest hop-on, hop-off tour launches in New Orleans, USA. Katherine Sayre of local New Orleans newspaper, The Times-Picayune, tells us: You've seen them in tourist towns around the globe. The red, double-decker buses with an open-air platform on top, toting visitors around town, a chatty guide narrating the journey. Those hop-on, ... Read More

    Created: 25/09/2012 12:32:00

  • Unique Cape Town Night Tour welcomes in the summer months
    The warmer weather has arrived and not only has it heralded earlier sunrises and longer days but it also brings with it the re-opening of the City Sightseeing Night Tour - the only one of its kind in South Africa and an experience not to be missed!   Cape Town is beautiful by day, and absolutely magical on a warm summers night, as ... Read More

    Created: 25/09/2012 10:40:00

  • New tour launches in Moscow, Russia
    City Sightseeing Worldwide launch new tour in Moscow, Russia • From today, 25 August 2012, the popular open top double decker red buses show-off the main sights of the Russian capital • The city tour has 18 stops along the 60-minute long tour which is available in Russian, English and Germany commentary Moscow, 25 August ... Read More

    Created: 25/08/2012 17:06:00

  • London hit by Olympic fever
    Due to the enormity of the London Olympics and the effect it will have on our City Sightseeing London tour, we have confirmed dates when one or more of the five routes may be effected. The main disruptions will be on the marathon days as understandably the majority of the roads will be closed. City Sightseeing London Staff will be on ... Read More

    Created: 25/07/2012 12:11:00

  • Trip a real hit!
    The Value of Customer Reviews was the headline as Pollyanna Vincent from the well-known review website – TripAdvisor – presented to the 100+ delegates at the City Sightseeing operators conference in Palma de Mallorca last month. Pollyanna explained; "TripAdvisor is not just a hotel review website, we have over 150,000 ... Read More

    Created: 22/06/2012 10:28:00

  • More on offer in Peru
    City Sightseeing Lima have recently made some additions to their tours which now includes the City Tour Express excursion, a Night and Fountains of Lima excursion, the Real Felipe Fortress Tour and Naval Museum excursion plus the Palomino Islands boat tour excursion. You can find out more about our Lima tours ... Read More

    Created: 22/06/2012 10:23:00

  • Brussels double-up!
    The City Sightseeing Brussels operator has recently won a new City tender and has started operating two open top routes instead of one. The new routes include new comentaries in English, Franch, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch & Russian. The City has been devided into two with North & South tours. The BLUE line takes in the ... Read More

    Created: 21/06/2012 17:47:00

  • Open Kiev sign up to ticketing deal!
    Ukrainian open top bus operator - Open Kiev - have recently signed up to an exclusive ticketing deal with City Sightseeing. This brings the number of tours on offer by the World's biggest open top bus operator to 97. This exclusive deal was struck at the City Sightseeing operators conference in Palma de Mallorca and it is hoped that ... Read More

    Created: 21/06/2012 17:26:00

  • Red City Sightseeing Buses Go GREEN!
    City Sightseeing has an excellent reason to celebrate at WTM this year (7 - 11 November 2011) as they launch the world’s first low-floor hybrid technology open top bus. Hybrid buses run on electric motors which are powered by batteries. The batteries are charged by regenerated braking when the bus slows down or by a small diesel ... Read More

    Created: 04/04/2012 12:48:00

  • New City Announced
    • From 1 February, City Sightseeing Panama will begin offering a completely new view of the Panama Canal. • The world's leading open top bus tour brand is present in more than 90 cities on five continents, ten of them in the Americas. Starting on 1 February, the tour will provide breathtaking views of Panama City and an ... Read More

    Created: 04/04/2012 12:43:00

  • City Sightseeing Pick Up Show Award
    City Sightseeing, the world’s number one open top bus operator recently picked up a ‘gong’ at the European travel trade show in Berlin. ITB Berlin is said to be one of the largest tourism events of the year. Over 1200 exhibitors were showcasing their destinations and products. City Sightseeing were award 9th best stand ... Read More

    Created: 04/04/2012 12:40:00

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