Thursday, January 26, 2023
Tourism Ireland outlines support for coach tourism ahead of CTA event

Tourism Ireland supports CTA Belfast event in February

Tourism Ireland has underlined its support of coach tourism ahead of the Coach Tourism Association (CTA) holding its 2023 conference and workshop in Belfast...
National Express launches Touromo coach holiday brand

National Express targets coach tourism with Touromo

National Express has launched the Touromo brand into the coach holiday and day trip market. It represents the beginning of what the group says...
Coach Tourism Association CTA 2023 Conference in Belfast announced

CTA announces plans for 2023 conference in Belfast

The Coach Tourism Association (CTA) has announced details of its next member conference and workshop, which will take place in Belfast on Sunday 5...
JG Travel Group reports strong Christmas period bookings

JG Travel Group reports strong festive coach trip market

JG Travel Group says its Christmas-themed coach tours are carrying “more guests than ever before,” with almost 1,000 trips departing both domestically and further...
Coach Tourism Association winter networking event sees market optimism for recovery

Recovery optimism at Coach Tourism Association event

A record attendance at a recent winter networking event hosted by the Coach Tourism Association (CTA) in Bournemouth has demonstrated “optimism in market recovery”...
DFDS app coach functionality to reduce check in times

‘Five-minute’ ferry check-in for coach coming from DFDS

Ferry operator DFDS is completing trials of new check-in functionality for coach and other groups as part to its existing passenger app. It says...

Daish’s Holidays nearly doubles customer service team

Daish’s Holidays has strengthened its customer service team at its Bournemouth head office with six new recruits, almost doubling the team. The recruits join the...
Ferries like to dominate cross-channel coach traffic in 2023

Eurotunnel 2023 coach prices: Ferries back in favour?

Ferries are likely to account for most cross-channel coach traffic in 2023, one operator familiar with continental work sector has predicted.  Parrys International Managing Director...
Bury market Coach Friendly status is renewed

Coach friendly status for Bury market is renewed

Bury market has again been endorsed with coach friendly status by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT). It follows a 40% increase in the...

‘The cruising industry has evolved, and so can we’

I understand the comments that John Johnson made in last month’s issue of routeone. He understands his operations, is a fantastic tour operator, and...
Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...