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The website business of ABTA FAILURE Leisure Direction has been sold to another company, with the very similar name of Leisure Direction Travel.

WARNING THIS COWBOY OUTFIT IS NOT ABTA BONDED, DO NOT BE CONNED..They are gambling on the leisure direction name which went bust….

Administrators Menzies Corporate Restructuring confirmed today that the website has been sold to Leisure Direction Travel, and said this company has different owners and directors.

A Menzies spokeswoman said it has urged the new owners to make it clearer on the website that it is a totally different company.

But she said she could not disclose details of who was behind Leisure Direction Travel.

“Now that the business has been sold, Menzies is not in a position to comment further,” she said.

Bookings are now being taken through the Leisure Direction website – http://www.leisuredirection.co.uk – which is the same in style and design this is a cowboy outifit do not be conned.

Leisure Direction was placed into administration last week with 18,000 forward bookings.

At that time, Menzies said although the company was profitable, it had “some accounting issue” last year.

  • A spokesman for ABTA said: “Leisure Direction Travel Ltd is not the same company and it is not an ABTA member.”

Leisure Direction was run by Alan Potts and employed 50 staff.

It was a registered ATOL holder and registered ABTA licence holder, trading under a number of names, including French Impressions, French Holiday Service, EuroDrive, Alliance Travel, The Travel Alliance, and Faresavers.

The company also operated The Travel Shop at Maidstone Motorway Service Area, at Junction 8 of the M20.

When the company was placed into administation last week, Leger Holidays took over short breaks and DisneyLand Paris forward bookings, which represents the bulk of the total.

Erna Low cacquired the operator’s forward ski holiday business and its database, accepting responsibility for almost 500 holidays in Leisure Direction’s 2008 ski programme.



2 thoughts on “Leisure direction travel

  1. Leisure direction travel, You are a dodgy company and we stand by our comments you are just confusing the public with your shady business practises

    Is it just me or does this entire scenario seem very much like a del boy deal.

    First the ‘Best of’ brands are sold off 5 months before collapse to another company in the same building as Leisure Direction. And then Leisure Direction domain and website are sold to Leisure Direction Travel?!

    Posted by travel-travel | February 23, 2008, 8:18 am
  2. The domain name and web site of Leisure Direction Limited (in Adminstration) has been acquired by the 2morrow Group. We are a long-established company with a good reputation. We respect the rights of individuals to express their opinion but we believe that the statements made in this posting are defamatory and we would ask that they are removed.

    Posted by Phil jones | February 15, 2008, 3:33 pm

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