Academy acquires Boston’s Entertainment Tours and Coach NE

Posted on 03/01/2012 in Press Releases — Share this via

Leading Northeast Ground Transportation Provider Expands Service in U.S. with Acquisition

Hoboken, N.J. – Academy, a leading provider of charter and commuter bus services in the Northeast, acquired Entertainment Tours and Coach New England, Massachusetts based bus companies. With this acquisition, Academy’s charter and tour operations will now span from Boston to Washington, D.C.

“The incorporation of Entertainment Tours and Coach New England allows Academy to provide a seamless, one-stop, client experience that encompasses our region’s most iconic and exciting destinations,” said Francis Tedesco, president of Academy. “We share the same values of quality, safety and customer service, ensuring that our customers will receive the same great service they know and expect.”

Michael and Mark Curreri will manage Academy’s Boston terminal, and all employees will have the opportunity to remain in their existing roles.

“We look forward to continuing to provide state of the art equipment, premier maintenance facilities, exceptional drivers, and innovative training and safety programs,” said Michael Curreri. “Academy’s vision is simply the right fit, and we put full confidence in them to provide our customers with the best service in the Boston metro area.”

Entertainment Tours and Coach New England operate a diverse fleet of vehicles and is authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation, consistently receiving the department’s highest safety ratings. The company was an integral part of the transportation management team during the Lake Placid Goodwill Games as well as the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.