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...
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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

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...

Coastliner to help promote Malton food events

Coastliner has partnered with Visit Malton to promote the town’s food events.   The buses will promote the events with an aim to bring in more visitors...

Operators gear up for annual tourism events

The British Tourism & Travel Show and British Coach Tourism Awards are now only three weeks away. As coach tour operators prepare for the...
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CDC Tourism Yearbook 2020: Essential reading for the coach driver

The CDC Tourism Yearbook is the ultimate planning tool for organising coach tours and excursions. The 2020 edition is flying off the shelves so...
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British Coach Tourism Awards Finalists 2020

The 2020 British Coach Tourism Awards finalists have been unveiled, revealing the best coach tour operators and coach-friendly businesses. A diverse panel of eight...
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Tour bus companies launch new network

The Original Tour has partnered with London City Tour to offer sightseers new and improved routes. The collaboration means two main tour routes (yellow and blue),...

BusyBus lands at Manchester Airport in tourism hub coup

Specialist minibus tourism operator BusyBus is adding Manchester Airport as a new departure hub, with the backing of the airport. The partnership is underpinned by...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
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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...