Luxury Coach & Transportation

March 2015

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LIMOUSINE, CHARTER & TOUR MARCH 2015 21 Limo Scene ORLANDO MOTORCOACH OPERATOR TAKES SEVEN NEW VOLVO 9700 COACHES ORLANDO, Fla. — Prevost recently deliv- ered four new 2014 Volvo 9700 coaches and three new 2015 9700 coaches to Stylus Transportation Inc. (www.stylus- bus.com), an Orlando-based motorcoach company. The three 2015 coaches will be equipped with EyeRide integration sys- tem for GPS, cameras, E-logs, and IFTA tracking along with satellite TVs. General manager Glen Cook said Stylus will use its newest 9700 coaches for a variety of clientele including stu- dent youth travel as well as school and university functions, casino charters, port transfers, leisure activities such as theme park transportation, and tours throughout major cities in the U.S., Canada, and South America. "The smoothness of the transmis- sion in the new 9700 is wonderful and the larger restrooms are a big hit," he said. Stylus, in operation for more than 45 years, provides professional and fexible charter and bus services nationwide and specializes in the South American, Canadian and domestic markets. The company, with 23 employees, serves a host of school, sporting, and corporate clients as well as group planning and multi-day trips. NEBRASKA'S ARROW STAGE TAKES TREE NEW VAN HOOL TX 45S OMAHA, Nebraska — The Nebraska- based operations of Arrow Stage Lines (www.arrowstagelines.com) recently took delivery of three new Van Hool TX 45 coaches. Arrow serves seven Western states, using 12 locations, and offers scheduled service, charters and tours, and airport shuttle services. These coach models have proven a good ft for their tour clients, said Gene Wordekemper, Arrow's director of maintenance. The 56-passenger luxury motorcoaches, sold by ABC Companies (Van Hool's exclusive North American distributor), are powered by Detroit DD13 engines coupled to Allison B500G transmissions and feature Alcoa Dura Bright Wheels, Rud autochains, wood- grain fooring, passenger side shades and magazine nets, 110 volt outlets, WiFi, and an REI Elite entertainment system with 15-in. video monitors. LIMOSCENE IS COMPILED by LCT editor Martin Romjue and LCT senior editor Tim Crowley. Please send information and photos to Martin@LCTmag.com or Tim@ LCTmag.com. For updated industry news, check out LCT E-News blasted out each Wednesday. Register at www.lctmag.com.

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