Curtain-up on theatre-style seating

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Looking objectively, the improved forward vision offered by theatre-style seating on a coach should mean the configuration is popular with operators involved in coach touring. But it’s not, and for many, still seen as a bit of a novelty. Coach tourism specialist Stuart Render questions whether times are changing

There has long been a connection between coach touring and going to the theatre.

In both situations you sit in your seat and watch something unfold. On a coach it’s the scenery. At the theatre it’s the story. On a coach there’s a comfort break. At the theatre there’s an interval. […]

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