Greyhound Express™ to Expand Service to Ontario, Canada on Nov. 13 Premium Non-Stop Service will Connect Toronto to Chicago Featuring Modern Fleet with Reserved Seats, Free Wi-Fi and Fares as Low as $1 BURLINGTON, Ontario, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Greyhound today announced that Greyhound Express — the company's premium non-stop service between major cities — will launch service in Ontario, Canada to three new markets including Toronto, London and Windsor, connecting to Detroit, Ann Arbor, Mich., and Chicago starting Nov. 13. This newest expansion adds to the Greyhound Express network of nearly 85 markets. Tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca, with everyday fares starting at $1. Customers in Ontario can experience the premium service for the first time while customers in Detroit and Chicago have even more travel options and can now also enjoy service between the two major Midwestern cities. Three daily round trips will be available between Toronto and Chicago with two additional daily round trips between Toronto and London. "Since its inception in 2010, Greyhound Express has created the largest network of premium non-stop bus service in North America offering more than 800 potential direct-service intercity pairs. This overwhelming success is due to our customers' positive response to the higher level of service that nobody else in the business can match," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "We've seen our ridership grow nearly 38 percent since we launched Express in Alberta one year ago, and we're thrilled to continue this success by expanding Express in Canada, giving our Ontario customers an affordable, premium service they'll love." Greyhound Express operates modern, environmentally friendly buses equipped with features such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats, reserved seating and extra legroom. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home, or pick it up at a self-service ticketing kiosk, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. Additionally, Express customers can relax in private waiting areas, protected from the elements in a secure environment, with a dedicated guest services specialist to provide an extra level of customer assistance. All tickets are nonrefundable. Greyhound Express provides non-stop service between major cities, originating from Greyhound service hubs including New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and Calgary, Alberta. For those who need long-distance connections, stations along Greyhound Express routes allow travelers to easily connect to an established network of more than 3,800 Greyhound destinations throughout North America. For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca. About Greyhound Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Courier Express and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the website at www.greyhound.ca. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, or follow our new blog, The Hound, at www.bloggreyhound.com. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ |Media Contacts: | | |________________________________________________________________________|______________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________| |Timothy Stokes |Alex Bernardin | |________________________________________________________________________|______________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________| |Phone: 513-362-4600 |Phone: 512-634-3665 | |________________________________________________________________________|______________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________| |email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org| |________________________________________________________________________|______________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________| http://www.greyhound.ca SOURCE: Greyhound To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2012/08/c6226.html CO: Greyhound ST: Ontario NI: TRN NP -0- Nov/08/2012 14:01 GMT
Greyhound Express™ to Expand Service to Ontario, Canada on Nov. 13
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