FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Apr 23, 2014) - Train Travel Holdings Inc. (
"We are extremely pleased to have Laurence Coe as Chairman of TTHX," said Neil Swartz, CEO of Train Travel Holdings Inc. "Mr. Coe has been a pioneer in the entertainment train industry. His Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train became the model that other North American Dinner Trains seek to emulate. Mr. Coe's Operations Manual established standards of excellence for all that came after. His deep understanding of this operation gives us great confidence in our ability to move forward and expand with strength."
Mr. Laurence Coe founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Coe Rail, Inc. and Train Travel, Inc. since inception in 1984. Mr. Coe has over 23 years of experience in the rail tourist and short line freight business. Mr. Coe served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of a small, integrated retail oil company from 1969 to 1989. In the early 1980's, Mr. Coe acquired an abandoned Michigan rail line that ultimately became the base for one of the foremost tourist dinner trains in the country -- the Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train. He created the concept of an overnight 'Bed & Breakfast' train, the first of its kind in the rail tourism industry. His trains have also been featured in major film productions. For over 20 years, Mr. Coe has developed railroad-related school field trips and other educational/history-oriented programs for elementary and high school students in the Detroit area. He created specialized programs geared toward underprivileged and deserving children. Mr. Coe served as Consultant of Patriot Rail Corp. Patriot was sold to a private equity group at a significant profit to the shareholders. He serves as a Member of the Board of Advisors at TBG Holdings Corp.
Train Travel Holdings Inc. will be announcing further appointments to senior positions in the following weeks.
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