Sunday, August 1, 2021
Donald Mathieson of D&E Coaches

1,600 passengers board D&E’s Inverness tour buses in first month

Inverness-based D&E Coaches, believed to be the largest private hire coach and minibus operator in the north of Scotland, has welcomed over 1,600 passengers...
WeLoveCoaches campaign launched by CTA

WeLoveCoaches consumer campaign launched by CTA

The Coach Tourism Association (CTA) has launched a consumer-facing campaign to promote coach tours and excursions under the WeLoveCoaches umbrella. Core messaging for WeLoveCoaches is: ...
South Wales travel event invites coach tour operators

Coach operators invited to South Wales virtual travel event

Coach and tour operators are among those being invited to attend The Southern Wales Group and Travel Trade Buyer Event, which will be held...
Bakers Dolphin Gold tour coach

Bakers Dolphin sees ‘record’ tour bookings for August onwards

Bakers Dolphin has reported that coach tour bookings for August and beyond are “running at record levels” after holidays recommenced following the lifting of...
D&E Tours D&E Coaches Donald Mathieson

D&E Coaches reignites Highlands tourism offer with launch of D&E Tours

Inverness-based D&E Coaches has launched D&E Tours, a new tourism offering in the Highlands. It will see the operator take visitors to iconic locations across...
Golden Tours and Yellow Coaches in Bournemouth

Yellow Coaches partners with Golden Tours in Bournemouth

Yellow Coaches, part of Bournemouth-based Yellow Buses, has partnered with established London operator Golden Tours to operate a new open-top sightseeing tour in and...
City Sightseeing Bournemouth and Beryl bikes

City Sightseeing Bournemouth launches bikeshare combo ticket

City Sightseeing Bournemouth – operated by Discover Dorset – and bikeshare provider Beryl have announced a discounted combination ticket that will give customers unlimited...
National Holidays with Alex Sobel MP

National Holidays joined by shadow minister on tour return

The revitalised National Holidays was joined by Shadow Minister for Tourism and Heritage Alex Sobel MP (pictured, right) as it welcomed its first customers...
First vaccine recipient Margaret Keenan about to embark on a coach holiday

World’s first vaccine recipient among coach holiday returnees

Margaret Keenan, the first person in the world outside clinical trials to receive a vaccine against COVID-19, is among early coach holiday customers as...
Coach tourism in 2021

Coach tourism in 2021: What does the industry think?

Taking the temperature of the coach tourism industry in 2021 is as difficult as it has ever been. Many operators involved are looking ahead...

Fuze to provide ‘turnkey’ asset finance for Wrightbus ZE models

Wrightbus and Ryze Hydrogen owner Jo Bamford has established Fuze, an asset finance company that will work exclusively with zero-emission buses built by the...