Repeat Mercedes-Benz delivery for Skills Group thanks to generous specification and PSVAR compliance

A new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo L was delivered to Skills Group was supplied by Mercedes-Benz Coach Sales at EvoBus (UK) Ltd. At the handover were Pete Hallam, Operations Director at Skills Group (pictured, left) and Phil Cowdery, Area Sales Manager, EvoBus (UK) Ltd (pictured, right)

The delivery of a new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo L, built to Skills’ own custom specification, marks the latest in a fleet reinvestment programme.  The new addition joins several other Tourismos that were introduced into the fleet from 2018 onwards.

The fourteen-metre, tri-axle Tourismo L is PSVAR compliant and seats 61 in Travel Star Eco upholstery with three-row cinema-style seating and a centre toilet.  A comprehensive safety specification includes Active Brake Assist 4 (ABA 4), Lane Departure Warning and a reversing camera with exterior periphery lighting.

A family-owned business, headed by the fourth generation of the Skill family, the operator and its passengers now enjoys a fleet of almost one hundred luxury touring coaches.

Pete Hallam, Operations Director at Skills, adds: “We are committed to providing coach travel to an exemplary standard.  Our previous Tourismos have already impressed passengers and with this latest vehicle, in a generous specification, we hope to exceed expectations once more.”

Operating with over 100 years’ experience, Skills Group specialises in UK and continental holidays, day excursions and bespoke private hire services.  With its head office based just a stone’s throw from Nottingham City Centre and four dedicated travel shops in Bulwell, Beeston and Derby town centres, the operator remains a firm favourite in Nottinghamshire.  

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