Filming of the first ever video to promote coach touring has taken place in the Peak District. An Elite coach was kindly provided by Plaxton for Andrews of Tideswell to operate, Puma Hotels assisted with the Palace Hotel in Buxton as a back drop while Visit Peak District helped with the locations. Andrews and the University of the 3rd Age helped us attract a cast of 40 volunteer passengers and together it will all help show the modern face of travel by coach. So a huge vote of thanks goes to all those who were involved and helped make the production possible.
The video is being produced by Geocast in cooperation with VisitBritain – who are meeting a third of the production cost – and who will stream it on VisitBritain TV which has more than 1 million visitors. Later in the year, it will be streamed on the new VisitEngland TV channel while the Coach Tourism Council will upload it on its own FindACoachHoliday website. It will also be offered as an additional benefit of membership to operators to adapt for their own uses at a small cost.
The Coach Tourism Council plan to show the video in September.