Articles Tagged With: motorcoach-operator-of-the-year
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April 2014

Husband and Wife Team Named Motorcoach Operator of the Year

Spotting opportunities in difficult times and diversifying their products to meet customers’ changing needs has made Larry and Lorna Hundt’s tour and coach operation a continued success for more than 30 years.

February 2013

2013 METRO Operator of the Year: Young Transportation

Overcoming a struggle early on to keep his father’s business going following his death, T. Ralph Young relied on persistence, determination and willingness to apply the ideas of his team to make his operation one of the most respected in the industry.

January 2008

Innovative Operator Profile: Team Oriented and Innovative

Innovation is a word that best suits New World Tours. The operation’s fleet consists of 32 2007 Van Hool C2000 series motorcoaches, built by ABC Companies, designed based on feedback provided from a focus group.

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