Ringing In The Holiday Season, YO! A New Intercity Bus Service Comes To Chinatown Serving New York And Philadelphia
DALLAS, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — YO!, a new bus line providing exceptional service, safety and convenience at every-day affordable fares, will launch eight daily roundtrips between New York and Philadelphia’s Chinatown neighborhoods on Dec. 18, just in time for the busy holiday travel season. The new non-stop service offers on-board amenities such as a guaranteed seat, extra legroom with comfortable leather seating, free Wi-Fi and power outlets. One-way tickets are as low as $12 every day, and are now on sale at www.yobus.com.
YO! is jointly operated by Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines, two of the safest motorcoach operators in the country. The service offers a safe, modern and affordable travel solution for customers in New York and Philadelphia who like the convenience of a Chinatown stop.
“We’d like to thank the Chinatown community for welcoming YO!, which offers a safe and affordable new service for travelers who like the convenience and affordability of Chinatown bus lines,” said Dave Leach, president and CEO of Greyhound Lines, Inc. “Currently intercity bus service between Chinatown in New York and Philadelphia is in very high demand, so we are excited to offer customers a service that meets their travel needs, whether for work or visiting family and friends this holiday season.”
The name YO! is derived from the pronunciation of the Chinese word that means “to protect.” It also serves as a nod to the Philadelphia community, where “yo!” as an enthusiastic greeting was born.
“We are committed to providing a fun and safe travel experience for our customers, and YO! embodies these two values,” said Peter Picknelly, chairman and CEO, Peter Pan Bus Lines. “With environmentally friendly buses and the most highly trained, professional drivers in the industry behind the wheel, our customers can sit back and relax on YO!, knowing they’ll get to their destination safely, well-rested and on time.”
In New York, YO! will operate on Pike Street between E. Broadway and Division on the median, where a staff member will be on site to guide the loading and unloading of customers. There also will be an assigned boarding system to ensure an orderly boarding process onto YO!’s high-efficiency, environmentally friendly buses. Tickets can be purchased at INT Travel Group, located at 98 E. Broadway. In Philadelphia, YO! will operate from Gate 14 at the Greyhound terminal, located at the corner of 1001 Filbert Street and 10(th) Street right next to Chinatown.
YO! provides fast, frequent and safe transportation with unmatched amenities for an amazingly low price. YO! is a division of Greyhound Lines, Inc., operated in affiliation with Peter Pan Bus Lines. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets visit the website at www.yobus.com or call 855-66-YOBUS.
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