Academy purchases Metro D.C.’s New World Tours

Posted on 09/01/2011 in Press Releases — Share this via

Leading Northeast Ground Transportation Provider Expands Service with Acquisition

Hoboken, N.J. – Academy Bus, a leading provider of charter and commuter bus services in the Northeast, purchased New World Tours of Bristow, VA. The operation serves the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. Academy has acquired New World’s existing buses, terminal building in Bristow, VA and sales office in Bethany Beach, DE.

“Academy Bus maintains the highest standards for quality, safety and customer service. New World Tours has a long history delivering exceptional charter bus service to its customers, meeting our stringent qualifications to carry the Academy brand,” said Francis Tedesco, president of Academy Bus. “This expansion provides Academy and New World Tours customers more options and service availability from Washington, D.C., through New England and everywhere in between.”

New World Tours president, Dave Bolen, will manage Academy’s Virginia operations, and all employees will have the opportunity to remain in their existing roles.

“When New World Tours was formed in 1994, we named the company for our commitment to reinventing the motor coach industry. We are proud of our dynamic fleet of vehicles, outstanding safety records and the reputation we have worked tirelessly to build,” said Bolen. “Academy’s vision for New World Tours is simply the right fit, and we look forward to providing our customers with the same great service they have come to expect but now under the Academy name.”

New World Tours’ operates a fleet of 25 vehicles and is authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation. New World takes great pride in the cleanliness and reliability of our fleet, as well as the safety record of its professionally trained, experienced operators.