Respect Holidays and Wildwind Holidays ceased trading today.

The Civil Aviation Authority has been called in to protect holidaymakers booked with both brands, which operated as part of London-based Lidana. The specialist direct-sell company offered inclusive holidays to Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Ibiza, Sitges and Mykonos. Respect was a gay specialist operator.

The CAA is arranging for holidaymakers currently abroad to be brought home at the end of their holiday under the ATOL scheme. Customers with advance bookings will not be able to travel but can claim for a refund, forms are available at

The company was authorised to carry 3,568 passengers a year. Its £108,628 bond has been called by the CAA.