Saturday, September 25, 2021
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...
Johnsons Coach and Bus Travel Luxury Traveller Irizar i8 integrals

Johnsons’ Luxury Traveller brand set to go with Irizar i8 integrals

Johnsons Coach and Bus Travel will get its Luxury Traveller brand underway on Monday 17 May with a pair of high-specification 43-seat Irizar i8...
Edwards Coaches holiday tour restart approaching

Edwards Coaches: 17 May holiday restart ‘a momentous day’

Edwards Coaches has branded the approaching restart of its tour programme on 17 May “a momentous day” after it revealed that the pandemic has...

Grand UK Holidays: Bookings demonstrate demand for UK travel

Demand for UK holidays is looking strong for Norwich coach tour operator Grand UK Holidays after a recent survey demonstrated respondents’ lack of confidence...
Blackpool coach parking free in 2021

Blackpool coach parking to be free until January 2022

Coach parking in Blackpool for a duration of up to 72 hours will be free for the remainder of the 2021 season and until...
RHA cosignatory of letter about incoming tourism

RHA adds weight to call for incoming tourism help

Trade body RHA has joined to a campaign on behalf of its coach operator members that calls for government help to assist the restart...
Coach tourism impact on unemployment exposed

Coach tourism collapse’s impact on unemployment highlighted

Unemployment in constituencies that include the UK’s top 40 coach tourism hotspots rose on average by 141% between February 2020 and February 2021, research...
Guidance on coach tours restart date questioned

Confusion over 12 April restart date for coach trips in England

RHA Coaches has questioned “arbitrary” guidance that was contained in a Q&A issued to the Tourism Alliance by the Department for Culture, Media and...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...