Luxury Coach & Transportation

June /July 2019

Magazine for the professional limousine, charter and tour industry.

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LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION (ISSN 1097-4814) (USPS 734-790) is published monthly except for July and December by Bobit Business Media, 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, California 90503-1640. Periodicals postage paid at Torrance, California 90503-9998 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to LUXURY COACH & TRANSPOR- TATION, P.O. Box 3312 Northbrook, IL 60065-3312. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for address changes to take effect. Subscription Prices - United States $28 per year; Canada $38 per year; Foreign $50 per year. Single copy - $5; Back Issues - $10; Fact Book - $40. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks to receive your first issue. Bobit Business Media reserves the right to refuse non-qualified subscriptions. Please address Editorial and Advertising correspondence to the Executive Offices at 3520 Challenger Street, Torrance, California 90503-1640. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced either in whole or in part without consent of Bobit Business Media. All statements made, although based on information believed to be reliable and accurate, cannot be guaranteed and no fault or liability can be accepted for error or omission. For your Information: We sometimes make our subscriber information (i.e. fax, e-mail or mailing address) available to carefully screened organizations whose products and services may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to have your information made available, please write LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION, PO Box 3312, Northbrook, IL 60065-3312. A Bobit Business Media Publication 6 Editor's Edge 68 Farm In/Farm Out 73 Intl. Fleet Directory 76 Dealer Showroom 80 Disruptive Discourse FACTS & STATS 8 Making Sense Of The Numbers Highlights of our annual survey should encourage luxury ground transportation operators. 10 Stats Stay Steady These facts can help you benchmark your company against an industry average. 20 Motorcoach Momentum The American Bus Association released its major biannual survey data in June. 26 Facing Challenges Head On A variety of operators discuss common issues and provide tips on how they combat them. DIRECTORIES & GUIDES V E H I C L E M A N U FAC T U R E R S 32 Major Vehicle Brands The primary original equipment manufacturers who serve the luxury ground transportation industry. B U S / VA N M A N U FAC T U R E R S 34 Builders Of Sedans, Vans, Minibuses, And Everything In Between The complete list of OEMs, coachbuilders, and upfitters for all types of luxury fleet vehicles. S U P P L I E R S 46 Industry Vendors A master providers list of all the products and services you need to run a better operation. D E A L E R S 56 Where To Buy Vehicles Industry dealers and sellers who supply the latest new and used vehicles to fit any fleet budget. B U S I N E S S G R O U P S 62 Industry Organizations Guide Professional associations from across the industry and related sectors. REFERENCE & GLOSSARY 44 Find A Vendor This quick-hit list shows you all the competitors and suppliers in each service category. 66 Get Swingo With The Limo Lingo A glossary of relevant terms will keep you speaking like an industry pro. DEPARTMENTS E D I TO R ' S E D G E 6 Nothin' But Good Times Ahead With LCT The start of a new independent era brings many benefits to industry members. D I S R U P T I V E D I S C O U R S E 80 Providing Safety In Turbulent Times Here's how you can ease client concerns as they travel in a scary world here and abroad. CONTENTS June / July 2019 The leading fact book, operator survey, and catalogue of business guides provides the all-inclusive fulcrum of go-to information for the luxury ground transportation and motorcoach service industries. COVER IMAGE: Kevin Haegele/LCT ON THE COVER... 26 2 LUXURY COACH & TRANSPORTATION JUNE / JULY 2019 WWW.LCTMAG.COM

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