Archive | February, 2012

From London to Antarctica, leap back in time to Scott’s last expedition

The Natural History Museum presents ‘Scotts last expedition’ February the 29th.  The leap day when, as folk traditions proclaim, many women across the world propose to their men.  But today I have chosen as the day to propose a toast and commemoration, to a man of great courage, a legend, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, or […]

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Liverpool is given Coach Friendly Award

The magnificent city of Liverpool has been given the Coach Friendly award by the Confederation of Passenger Transport.  This particular award is presented to cities and various destinations that show a genuine interest in welcoming coaches, and providing necessary and exceptional coach facilities.  VISITLIVERPOOL will be exhibiting at the ‘Best of Britain and Ireland’ show […]

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The National Football Museum re-opens in 2012. . .Hello Manchester!!

The National football museum has moved from Preston to the Urbis building in Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, and is due to open in Spring/Summer of this year, expecting to attract a whopping 350,000 visitors per year.  The National Football museum if home to a world-class collection of football memorabilia, including over 140,000 objects, works of art […]

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Future Growth of Coach Travel Survey

At Coachholidays.com our team are always busy in the background working hard to provide  the best tours and offers on our website for our customers. One of the team members was Rowena Davies, an undergraduate student from Bournemouth University. Currently studying BA (Hons) Tourism Management, she spent the last year of her course working with […]

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And the winner is. . .

We would like to offer our congratulations to Shearings Holidays, winners of Best Coach Operator 2012.  Shearings Holidays is the UK’s leading specialist tour operator for the mature traveller. They offer holidays throughout the UK, Europe and more by coach, air and rail, as well as sea and river cruises. The company enjoys unrivalled customer […]

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Feel alive. . .visit the Living Coasts!!

Living Coasts is Torquay’s coastal zoo and conservation charity.  The zoo is also part of the Whitely Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT) and supports conservation projects in the UK and around the world.  Living Coasts also has just won a Gold level award for being a green tourism site – the highest award possible in the […]

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