What is CITO?
CITO (The Consortium of Independent Tour Operators) is a select organisation of proven quality coach tour operators which have satisfied the strict criteria for membership. CITO is a nationwide organisation committed to the continual improvement of quality coach holidays.
Members operate their own holiday programmes a high proportion of which qualify for CITO standard as well as offer travel arrangements for CITO operated tours.
From our base at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire we provide a number of services to our members including contracting of hotels, advice on tour itineraries, regular networking meetings and passenger travel insurance. We also plan and operate a programme of worldwide air and cruise holidays which members sell as agents.
Quality Door-to-Door Holidays
Features of a CITO holiday include:
Travel: Door-to-door service, no overnight land travel, all coach travel excursions included, entrance to places of interest featured, travel pack and itinerary.
Coach: WC and washroom on board, full air conditioning, adjustable seat backs, seat belts, secondary braking system.
Accommodation: Minimum 3-star standard (except theme accommodation), full cooked breakfast (UK tours), buffet breakfast (European tours), luggage handling at destination hotels, choice of dinner menu where included (not always at overnight hotels or on night of arrival at destination or themed meals). River Cruises do not generally offer a choice but an alternative is available.