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If you’re a visitor attraction, tourism destination, supplier, hotel or tourism organisation looking to attract more coaches and groups, and increase visitor numbers and guest stays, specialist coach tourism consultancy Stuart Render Tourism can help.

With an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the coach tourism industry, Stuart Render Tourism offers a mix of bespoke consultancy, writing and PR services, tailored to suit individual requirements. Fees are affordable and flexible.

Stuart Render Tourism is a member of the Coach Tourism Association.

Attract more coaches and groups

A passion for coach tourism

“Welcome to Stuart Render Tourism. As former editor of coach tourism trade magazine Coach Monthly, former chairman of the judging panel of the National Coach Tourism Awards, and past Board member of the Coach Tourism Association, you won’t be surprised to learn that I have a passion for coach tourism.

“Having written about visitor attractions and tourism destinations across the UK and continental Europe, and interviewed tourism professionals from all parts of the sector, I have a unique overview of the industry.

“I set up Stuart Render Tourism at the start of 2016 to offer consultancy, writing and PR support to those who wish to attract more visitors, customers and guests by developing their coach and group-friendly credentials.”

Stuart Render FCIPR MTS

‘Attract, welcome and delight’

You probably spend a great deal of time and money marketing your product. But how easy is it for coach tour planners and coach operators to work with you? Are you coach friendly and group friendly: on your website; during the booking process; on arrival; and during a visit?

I will guide you through the process enabling you to say yes at every stage, enthusing and inspiring you, and helping you to maximise the opportunities to attract, welcome and delight group visitors.

This isn’t necessarily about spending more money, it’s about spending your existing budget more wisely. I look forward to working with you.

Here’s an overview of the services I can offer

Coach Tourism Consultancy

  • Auditing and developing coach-friendly and group-friendly status – onsite, online and in print
  • Understanding the coach operator sector
  • Targeting and engaging with coach tour operators
  • Maximising advertising spend with trade press
  • Maximising marketing spend on exhibition and trade show attendance
  • Guidance on entering national, regional and local awards schemes
  • Training and mentoring

Writing/Editing

  • Group visit guides, brochures, leaflets, newsletters
  • Excursion and tour brochures

PR and Media Relations

  • Tailored PR and media relations programmes
  • Organising press and familiarisation visits

Coach tourism news and comment

Excursions shows “continued growth”

Organisers of Excursions, the one day travel trade show that took place on Saturday 28 January at Alexandra Palace in north London, says the event is showing “continued growth”. Now in its 41st year, the show is seen by many in the industry as giving an indication of the health of both the industry, and … Continue reading Excursions shows “continued growth”

Clooney and Pitt attend Coach Holiday Conference

Future of coach tourism revealed at conference. Delegates attending this year’s Coach Holiday Conference found themselves in the company of George Clooney and Brad Pitt. The annual event, organised by the Coach Tourism Association (CTA), and held this year at the Hilton Bournemouth on Sunday 29 and Monday 30 January, attracted more than 160 coach … Continue reading Clooney and Pitt attend Coach Holiday Conference

What's On

Details of forthcoming coach tourism events and exhibitions


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