National Holidays new owner

National Holidays brand revival continues under new owner

Work to revive the National Holidays brand is continuing strongly, new owner JG Travel Group has said. Those endeavours include the creation of tours,...
National Holidays

National Holidays brand saved by Just Go! owner

JG Travel Group, which includes Just Go! Holidays and Omega Breaks, has acquired the National Holidays brand and database from the administrators of Specialist...
Leger Holidays Shearings

Shearings brand saved in Leger Holidays deal

Leger Holidays has acquired the former Shearings brand, customer database and website, it has announced. Leger says that in “bringing the iconic Shearings name...
Link Rider Coaches

Link Rider Coaches to weather COVID-19 with Simply

Link Rider Coaches of Swanage has worked with SME lender Simply to restructure its finance arrangements to allow it to weather the coronavirus COVID-19...
All Electric Bus Town

All Electric Bus Town deadline extended

The deadline for expressions of interest in the Department for Transport’s All Electric Bus Town scheme has been extended from 30 April to 4...
McGill's Yutong

McGill’s Yutong e-bus order first in Scotland

McGill’s Buses has become the first Scottish operator to place an order for a Yutong battery-electric bus. It will take delivery of a pilot 12m...
Wave electric bus

Wave electric bus launch set for Euro Bus Expo

Design and manufacturing company CAD CAM Automotive (CCA) and Belarusian company BKM Holding have founded a joint venture called Wave Industries that will see...
City Circle Scania Irizar

City Circle takes delivery of 100th Scania Irizar coach

City Circle has taken delivery of its 100th Scania Irizar coach. The tri-axle K 410 EB with i6S bodywork was handed over last week...
Alpine Travel

Alpine Travel: Standardisation on Tourismo pays off

Familiarity is one of the principal reasons that Llandudno-based operator Alpine Travel placed its ninth Mercedes-Benz Tourismo into service this week, complete with a...
Lucketts Travel

Lucketts Travel Group purchased by National Express

National Express (NX) has purchased Lucketts Travel Group, which is the largest coach operator on the south coast. The deal, which is for an...
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Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
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Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...