Village Charters is incorporated. A new Eagle motorcoach is purchased and is dispatched to Denver to transport snow skiers from the airport to the ski slopes. Village operates in Colorado under the name Alpine Village Tours.
A second bus is added to the fleet. It continues to transport snow skiers diring the winter months. Both coaches return to Wichita during the Summer and Fall for Wichita-area charters.
Village builds new facilities in the middle of an empty Kansas wheatfield near the corner of 21st and Tyler.
Village Charters ( now operating under the names Village Tours, Village Travel and Village Charters) opens an office in Oklahoma City, OK). The Office is used primarily to sell domestic motorcoach tours.
Village adds its first 45' coach to the fleet. A 1993 MCI 102 DL3, unit #116
A record 12,392 people take a tour with Village!
Village adds its first Prevost to the fleet. The newly designed H3-45 is the first coach in the Village fleet not to be painted blue and white. A new "splash" logo is now present on the coach.
Village Charters is sold to Norman and Jeff Arensdorf. No major operational changes are made by the new ownership.
Village celebrates its 25th anniversary with a tour to Branson and St. Louis. Over 560 people, filling 13 coaches, come along on a trip that included a show, riverboat cruise, and private railcars. The event was featured on the front cover of two major trade publications, Bus Ride and National Bus Trader.
Village and Spangles, a Wichita based restaurant, team up to produce a TV ad. The ad was shown on over 130 stations for over a month.
Village celebrates the opening of a new facility in Oklahoma City. Conveniently located at the intersection of I-35 and N.E. 50th Street, the new facility features a large customer parking lot, maintenance facility and offices.
Village introduces a new catagory of charter coach. The "Economy Class" features coaches that are between 10-15 years of age within the fleet. While still great transportation, these don't offer the extra amenities of 110-volt plug-ins, wireless internet or satelite television that are now available on our "Deluxe Class" of transportation.
Village makes shop improvements for the Wichita and Oklahoma City locations. Village has a state-of-the-art maintenance facility and boasts full-time mechanics who are committed to keeping its motor coaches in excellent condition.
Village acquires Salina Charter Coach and All-American Tours out of Hays, KS. At least three motor coaches will be permanently stationed at the Salina branch. New customers along I-70 will be serviced out of this facility.
Village continues to experience growth with the purchase of Time Lines, LLC. Village adds 20 unites to its fleet with the acquistion and approximately 40 new employees. Village now operates 48 motor coaches in its fleet.