Tourism in gulf region, especially in GCC states is picking up rapidly. Despite uncertainty looming around oil free-fall and sluggish economy, tourism-related investment in the region is growing at a rapid pace. With sharp rise in number of tourists, requirements for other services including tour operators is growing. This eventually creates a sharp demand for bus coaches dedicated for tourism.
Here is a look at few of the best coaches offered by some leading players in the industry.
Iveco’s new offering for the tourism segment has also earned the coach of the year award. It comes in three versions and comes in two different lengths: 12.2 meters and 12.8 meters. It is based on the Pro version and made its debut at the Bus World last year.
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo is a new bus coach from Daimler that has been developed for the tourism sector. This latest coach comes in three different lengths with seating for 49 to 57 passengers. It is suitable for various applications including long-distance routes and airport shuttles. This new coach from Daimler comes with a specially designed cabin that ensures greater comfort to the occupants.
The German truck maker MAN has showcased the Lion’s Coach at the Bus Days event in Ankara last year. This is a specially designed coach that meets the passenger transport requirements of the Middle East. The company has made it available in Euro 5 version.
The Lion’s Coach is comes in as 12m bus. In addition to this, it is also available in three-axle versions: the Lion’s Coach L and the Lion’s Coach C. The latter version measures about 13.26 m and the former has a length of 13.80m.