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The International Motorcoach Group (IMG) recently added NorthEast Charter and Tour, Co. to its North American network, which consists of 56 companies around the U.S. and Canada. NorthEast Charter joins IMG’s Cyr Bus Lines in serving the state of Maine and surrounding areas.
Founded in 1999, as a company taking skiers from Portland to Sunday River, NorthEast Charter under the leadership of owner Scott Riccio has grown NorthEast to a fleet of 26 motorcoaches plus 28 school buses, two trolley and other smaller vehicles, to become a significant charter operator in the New England region. The main NorthEast Charter facility is in Lewiston, Maine, with other locations around the state in Lincolnville, Winthrop, and Kennebunk.
"I am looking forward to having NorthEast Charter becoming part of the IMG network and the opportunity of associating with the staff and IMG members across the country," Riccio said in a press release. "IMG offers a multitude of products, training and services to its members. We are looking forward to utilizing each and every IMG benefit within our company."
IMG’s President Bronwyn Wilson added: “We are delighted to have NorthEast Charter join IMG and expand our visibility in the Maine and New England region. The team at NorthEast Charter have an enthusiasm and commitment to excellence in motorcoach transportation that will enhance the IMG network”
About International Motorcoach Group (IMG)
As the leading motorcoach operator network in North America, International Motorcoach Group comprises 56 independently owned premier bus charter companies. Comprehensively, the members of IMG operate more than 7,000 vehicles in the United States and Canada. Each year, more than 21 million charter and tour customers count on IMG members to provide their charter services. Each of IMG’s member companies are required to adhere to strict standards and qualifications for invitation-only membership that ensure they operate with the highest levels of performance.
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