Academy and Conway Tours form Strategic Alliance

Posted on 06/05/2013 in Press Releases — Share this via

Leading Northeast Ground Transportation Provider Expands Service in New England Region

Hoboken, N.J. – Academy, a leading provider of charter and commuter bus services in the Northeast, has agreed in principal to acquire the charter bus operation of Conway Tours, a Rhode Island-based tour and charter bus company.  The agreement further bolsters Academy’s charter bus operation between Boston and Washington, DC.

“The incorporation of Conway Tours’ charter bus operation allows Academy to further strengthen our presence in both Rhode Island and the New England area,” said Francis Tedesco, president of Academy. “Conway Tours shares the Academy’s values of quality, safety and customer service, ensuring that our customers will receive the same great service they know and expect from Boston to Washington, DC.”

“We look forward to providing our customers with the best equipment and customer service available in the industry,” said Peter Conway, president of Conway Tours. “Academy’s vision and overall reputation is simply the right fit.”

“We put full confidence in them to provide our customers with the best service in the New England area, Conway added.

All Conway Tours charter bus operation employees will have the opportunity to work for Academy.

About Academy

Based in Hoboken, N.J., Academy is the largest privately owned and operated motor coach company in the United States.  Utilizing more than 650 top-quality buses from ten locations throughout the Northeast including new locations in Bridgeport, Conn., Providence, R.I., Washington D.C., Boston and Baltimore, the company maintains a diverse set of service offerings in charter, commuter and casino operations.  Whether moving 20 or 20,000, Academy has the expertise to satisfy every customer.  For more information on Academy please visit

About Conway

Conway Tours, a family owned company headquartered in Cumberland, Rhode Island, has been providing innovative tours for more than 87 years.  Known throughout New England for providing customers with exceptional quality and value, Conway Tours specializes in satisfying even the most discriminating traveler. The company currently offers a variety of New England tour vacation packages including the comprehensive Blue Diamond Series and Classic Conway Getaways.  Whatever services your group requires, such as airport transfers or one day Foxwoods excursions, Conway Tours has the expertise to satisfy and exceed customer expectations.