Book now for CTA Christmas Networking Event in Coventry

The CTA Christmas Networking Event is being held in Coventry on Sunday 24 November 2019 and promises to be one you really won’t want to miss! Hosted by Doubletree Hilton, the event will be a great opportunity to catch up with industry friends and colleagues ahead of the festive period and will include a fabulous [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:09:23+00:00September 4th, 2019|Events, News|Comments Off on Book now for CTA Christmas Networking Event in Coventry

New CTA Facebook Group for Operator members

Following a suggestion by CTA member Robert Easton, we have set up a new group page on Facebook which is designed to enable coach operator members to discuss matters of interest regarding organising tours and excursions. The group enables members to share best practice and information including your favourite hotels, stopovers and destinations, and advice [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:05:37+00:00September 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on New CTA Facebook Group for Operator members

CTA to partner WTM London once again

CTA is once again a partner with World Travel Market London and will host our regular reception at 11am on 4 November at the Fox bar, Excel London. CTA members get access to the invitation-only Monday in addition to the show open days. An exclusive registration link will be available shortly for you to book [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:11:22+00:00September 4th, 2019|Events, News|Comments Off on CTA to partner WTM London once again

CMV Christmas event invitation for operators

Places are still available for CTA operators for a special Christmas event at Tilbury on board Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ flagship Columbus on 19 December. Photo: CTA board member Paula Ward and communications director Helen Bowron met up with CMV’s Deborah Rixson (centre) on board the Columbus for a sneak preview. The Christmas event is [...]

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Visit Scotland highlights new group travel gems

The latest travel trade update from VisitScotland highlights Manderston House in the Scottish Borders which welcomes groups all year round. An Edwardian country house, Manderston was designed by Scottish architect John Kinross in the 1790s and is today home to the 4th Lord Palmer and sits in 56 acres of formal and informal gardens. Another [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:59:04+00:00September 4th, 2019|News, Partner|Comments Off on Visit Scotland highlights new group travel gems

Anderton Boat Lift to mark Heritage Open Days

Cheshire’s iconic Anderton Boat Lift is marking the national Heritage Open Days campaign with free history talks and ‘Walking the Lift’ tours on Saturday 21 September and Sunday 22 September. The history talks will cover the restoration of the lift and the engineering that makes the boat lift worthy of its ‘Scheduled Ancient Monument’ status. [...]

By |2019-09-04T15:36:49+00:00September 4th, 2019|Attractions, News|Comments Off on Anderton Boat Lift to mark Heritage Open Days

City Cruises Poole opens Harbour Station Café

In addition to its range of cruise products, City Cruises Poole has opened its own cafe, the Harbour Station Café. Located directly on the Quay opposite the departure point for the cruises, the café provides a wide range of both hot and cold food, as well as an ice cream station. In addition to regular [...]

By |2019-09-04T14:56:50+00:00September 4th, 2019|Attractions, News|Comments Off on City Cruises Poole opens Harbour Station Café

Partnering with British Tourism & Travel Show

CTA is once again working closely with the British Tourism & Travel Show and will be a partner for the show and jointly host a reception for CTA members on the first afternoon. The show, which takes place on 25-26 March 2020 at the NEC, attracts more than 3,000 decision makers and is a great [...]

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Spring into 2020 with RHS Garden visits and special events

A spring day out at an RHS Garden offers an unrivalled opportunity for coach groups to see fabulous displays of bulbs, blossoms and special events. From the Royal Horticultural Society’s historic home, RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, to the beautiful RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon, and from RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate to the [...]

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Sunshine networking at CTA Summer BBQ in Brighton

CTA members enjoyed fabulous sunshine for their annual summer networking event, held in Brighton on Sunday 28 July. The event, which included a reception at the Old Ship Hotel, courtesy of the hotel and Visit Brighton, before a ‘ride’ on the British Airways i360 and a BBQ, attracted almost 100 delegates. On the following morning, [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:53:53+00:00August 1st, 2019|Events, News|Comments Off on Sunshine networking at CTA Summer BBQ in Brighton