Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Roadmap in England requires more clarity for coach industry

Coach clarity call amid cautious England roadmap welcome

The coach industry has cautiously welcomed the government’s roadmap towards the removal of restrictions in England, but one trade body is seeking clarity on...
Scottish coach operator fund doubled to £10m

Scottish coach support fund doubled to £10m after lobbying

The amount allocated by the Scottish Government to a support fund for coach operators in Scotland has been doubled to £10m. Applications will be...
Coach operators to receive Additonal Restrictions Grant funding

Additional Restrictions Grant development for coach operators

Coach operators in England “can and certainly should” be considered eligible to receive funding from local authorities (LAs) through the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)...
Liam Race, Leger Shearings Group CEO

Liam Race appointed Leger Shearings Group CEO

Liam Race has been appointed Chief Executive of the Leger Shearings Group. He succeeds Ian Henry, who has moved to the role of Executive...
CPT and CTA call for inbound tourism businesses to be able to access grants

Call for inbound tourism businesses to have access to grants

Trade bodies including the Coach Tourism Association (CTA) and the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) have challenged policy that continues to exclude inbound tourism...
Daishs Holidays bookings

Daish’s is latest coach holidays provider to see bookings growth

Daish’s Holidays is a further business involved in the coach holiday market to have seen a large increase in bookings over the early days...
Bakers Dolphin Gold Coach

Vaccinations spur holiday rush in South West, says Bakers Dolphin

The roll-out of the vaccination programme has seen confidence return in group travel in the South West, Bakers Dolphin has claimed. The Weston-super-Mare company says...
Bonded Coach Holidays scheme secured

Bonded Coach Holidays future secured by ABTOT alliance

The future of the Bonded Coach Holidays scheme has been secured through the formation of a “strategic alliance” between the Confederation of Passenger Transport...

The Portbyhan Hotel: ‘Bring on 2021’

Making a pandemic a positive experience: The Portbyhan Manager Chris Bailey-Lewis reveals how COVID-19 can be turned to the industry's advantage Edwards Coaches-owned hotel, The...

Coach tourism in 2021: Partnership is central to market rebound

Operators and venue co-operation vital to finding sustainable solutions in sector recovery, delegates are told Industry experts have offered insight into how operators and venues...

Sprint BRT construction work begins on A45 in West Midlands

Construction work has begun on bus lane and other priority infrastructure on the A45 in the West Midlands to support the £88m first phase...