Thursday, December 3, 2020
Robinsons Holidays purchased by Daish's

Robinsons Holidays business purchased by Daish’s

Daish’s Holidays has acquired long-established Lancashire business Robinsons Holidays. The deal includes two hotels and 13 coaches. The purchase will allow Daish’s to expand its...
Foxwood Travel launches

Foxwood Travel launched in group and coach tourism market

Tour wholesaler Foxwood Travel has been founded by Jason Tapper. It will specialise in the group and coach tourism market, offering what Foxwood says...

Cresta Coaches contributes to Bridgend virtual fam production

Cresta Coaches assisted with the creation of a ‘virtual group travel fam trip’ of Bridgend County in South Wales that is currently in production...

Visitor economy guidance updated to include coach tours

Updated guidance on the visitor economy has comprehensively addressed how the ‘rule of six’ in England applies to coach tours. It confirms that if...

‘Coach holidays must be classed as leisure sector’ says CTA

The Coach Tourism Association (CTA) has backed the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) and stressed the need for government to classify coach holidays as...

‘Sometimes you have to run with less numbers’ – resuming coach tourism in 2020

Dartford-based Jay and Kay Coaches resumed day trips and tours in July, despite the ongoing risk of COVID-19. routeone contacted owner Karl Brazier to...

Isle of Wight Tours boss gives coach tourism unexpected boost

Isle of Wight Tours Managing Director Shirley Winn has won a victory for the coach tourism industry, after she appeared in broadcasts across BBC...

Bibby’s completes day trip ‘dry run’ to Leighton Hall

Bibby’s of Ingleton has collaborated with Lancashire attraction Leighton Hall to complete a day trip ‘dry run’ involving the coach operator’s staff acting as...

Examining the market for day trips as lockdown eases

As lockdown eases and tourism resumes across the UK, the question of whether coach tourism is viable for venues enforcing social distancing comes into...

We’re Good To Go scheme captures coach operators

A UK-wide tourism industry standard and consumer mark called We’re Good To Go has been introduced. It is intended to provide a ring of...

Wrightsure still offering consumer protection insurance

Independent insurance broker Wrightsure has underlined that one of its specialist surety insurers continues to welcome applications for consumer protection insurance from coach operators...