COACH holiday firm Caledonian Travel is being brought back into business by its former management team who have acquired its brand along with sister company

Both Caledonian Travel and went into administration in May following the collapse of parent company Specialist Leisure Group.

Caledonian Leisure Ltd is headed by former managing director Graham Rogers, commercial director Martin Lock and product director Carl Brackenbury, who previously spearheaded the growth of National Holidays to serve more than 500,000 holiday customers every year withan annual turnover in excess of£90 million.

Caledonian Travel has been operating short breaks and holidays by coach from Scotland for more than 30 years. Caledonian Leisure plans to build on the success and heritage of the Caledonian brand by expanding into the north of England with new departure points across the north-east and Yorkshire.

Meanwhile, will continue to offer customers an extensive range of self-drive breaks and holidays.

Rogers said: “We are thrilled to confirm the launch of Caledonian Leisure Ltd with the acquisition of Caledonian Travel and

“Staycations will be the holiday of choice for many over the coming months, and we are looking forward to developing a range of new and exciting breaks and holidays.”