Big Bus Tours, the world’s largest privately-owned operator of open-top sightseeing tours launched in Los Angeles, providing visitors with a premier introduction to the “City of Angels,” with entertaining commentary from live guides; a never-before-available experience in L.A. Technology advancements Big Bus Tours has implemented in the last few years, include a Free Big Bus Tours app with digital content to aid travelers plan their short stay, free on-board Wi-Fi, Real-Time Bus Tracking and the ability for customers to locate their nearest stop through the new mobile app.

Big Bus Tours Los Angeles provides an expansive way for visitors to discover all that Los Angeles has to offer, with two comprehensive loops including the ‘Hollywood Loop’ and ‘Beach Loop’, covering over 20 hop-on hop-off stops for tourists to enjoy ‘must- see’ landmarks in the famous city.

Customers can hop on and soak up the memorable storytelling from entertaining live guides or sit back and enjoy recorded commentary, available in 9 languages, while enjoying the views of the famous Hollywood Sign. With flexibility to hop off, visitors can delve into the LA lifestyle and explore the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, Beverley Hills and Rodeo Drive, or take in the laid back setting of Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach.

L.A. is the 8th US city, joining Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington D.C, and the 22nd city in the Big Bus Tours global portfolio, following the additions of the Singapore and Dublin operations last year.

Alex Payne, Big Bus Tours CEO, said: “We are very excited to launch our newest city operations in LA today, exactly 5 years since our Big Bus New York service launched. L.A. is a destination that is made for open-top, sightseeing tours, attracting an abundance of travellers from around the world, with over 100 museums and attractions, celebrity neighbourhoods and iconic beaches. We believe there is a new and better way to bring all these wonders to life than is currently offered to tourists. Our expertise is in providing tourists the perfect introduction to world-famous cities, helping them to discover and explore, brought to life by live tour guides; something that has not been done here before in LA. We are fantastic story tellers, and L.A. has an endless supply of stories for tourists to enjoy.

To create the best possible product, Big Bus Tours collaborated with a variety of well-placed local experts, including Los Angeles Tourism.

“Los Angeles is an ever-evolving city that offers visitors attractions and experiences that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Kathryn Smits, Vice President of International Tourism at Los Angeles Tourism. “It doesn’t matter if you’re coming to L.A. for the first time or the hundredth, there’s always something new to experience, so we’re thrilled that Big Bus Tours will begin offering tours in L.A. and that visitors have another great option on how to explore our dynamic city.”

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