TBJ: Travel Industry Seeks Exit out of Turbulence

Travel Industry Seeks Exit out of Turbulence
The Business Journal
By Frank Lopez
November 17, 2020

The airlines weren’t the only ones in the transportation industry that suffered during the pandemic, the motorcoach industry is under the bus as well.

In an April report from the American Bus Association, motorcoach companies reported that between 80% and 95% of motorcoach trips have been cancelled or are just not being booked due to the pandemic.

Charter business, which depends on tours and conferences, has seen their bookings cleared since April.

Overall, the industry would generate 14.2 billion less in sales.

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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