Harrison Holidays falls into administration

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Kings Lynn’s Harrison Holidays is in administration following a difficult trading period and cash flow problems. The director has taken the decision the company should cease trading with immediate effect.

Administrator Parker Andrews said: “There is no cash to trade the business under administration so all staff have been made redundant and we are assisting them with their redundancy claims.

“The director timed the cessation of trade last week to coincide with the return of a coach tour, so there is minimal disruption to holidaymakers. No coach tours are stranded abroad.

“Our immediate concern is for 993 customers who have holidays booked with £250,000 deposits paid. We are negotiating with Harrison’s insurer to operate as many coach holidays due in November 2011 as possible.”

The administrator is seeking offers for the business and assets, which include the freehold property at 3 High Street, Kings Lynn, and the customer database. A new provider to operate holidays booked from December 2011 is also sought: harrisonholidays@ parkerandrews.co.uk