Launches 2011 Events Programme

Monday, September 13, 2010

AYLESFORD, England, September 14, 2010 - has launched its range of popular events for 2011 with a
selection of breaks available, incorporating flower shows, sporting events,
concerts and exhibitions. The latest programme now includes trips to over 30
events throughout the UK alone, offering traditional events like the
Edinburgh Tattoo, Chelsea Flower Show and Wimbledon among newcomers like the
NBA Basketball, National Brass Band Championships, Cirque du Soleil and Barry
in concert.

Fresh from a hugely successful year for events where sales were up 37% on
2009, and with sales for events next year already well in advance of this
time last year, the coach holidays ( consolidator
is predicting that 2011 will be another hugely successful year for event
coach trips sales.

While many passengers during 2009/10 were left disappointed because they
had left it too late to secure their places, in contrast, for 2010/11, has already taken bookings for events such as The Grand
National, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Ascot Ladies Day and Wimbledon, which
all begin from April 2011 onwards. Based on past experience, there is also
likely to be significant interest in tour packages to see the live tours for
Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor once the TV series have finished and
the winners have been announced.

Year to date sales for many of the top events have shown a significant
increase, with an increase of 298% for tours to the Wimbledon Tennis
Championships on 2009. Interest in tickets for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
for 2011 increased dramatically once the 2010 dates were over, resulting in a
sales increase of 124% compared to 2009. Tours to Ascot Ladies Day and the
Chelsea Flower Show for 2011 are also proving to be extremely popular with
sale increases of 195% and 102% respectively.

Kate Glanfield, Web Manager of, said: "Despite this year's
revenue for European tours and theatre breaks ( either decreasing or staying
level on 2009, event sales have shown a healthy increase and the year's not
even out yet. Events tours generally offer great value for money, but as
consumers are now having to plan their holiday spend carefully, it makes
sense that they're choosing to do things they've always wanted to tick off
the list, whether that be witnessing the Edinburgh Tattoo or getting glammed
up with the girls for Ladies Day at Ascot." is certainly bucking the trend through booming sales -
general sales were up 123% in July compared to 2009. Despite the current
economic environment, people are still looking to get away for a short break
and event coach trips are perfect for this. Those booking events via will find great value packages that include: overnight
accommodation with breakfast in a good quality hotel, ticket to the event,
all return coach travel as well as transfers between venue and hotel. Some
packages are also available as self-drive options.

Kate concluded: "With next year's events now on sale and huge interest
already, we're anticipating another strong year."

Autumn events for 2010 also remain popular with visitors to the website with many booking tour packages to see the Prix de
L'Arc Races in Paris, the Cheltenham Race Festival, ATP World Tour Finals,
The Clothes Show, Birmingham Military Tattoo and not forgetting the many
firework displays such as the Rhine In Flames and Disney Bonfire Spectacular.

About is a consolidation of national and regional tour operators
creating a diverse choice of UK, European and worldwide touring holidays
including new year breaks ( and
Christmas breaks 2010 (, day
trips ( cruises and holidays by air
to many exciting destinations. All have live availability and offer the
customer the opportunity to book online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    PR contact:
    Rachel Jones
    14 New Hythe Lane
    ME20 6AB

PR contact: Rachel Jones, 14 New Hythe Lane, Larkfield, Aylesford, Kent, ME20 6AB, UK, +44(0)1732-879138

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