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With great pride and humility, we are celebrating our 32nd anniversary! 

First, a BIG thank you to YOU!

This incredible journey wouldn't have been possible without the unwavering support of our loyal customers like you and our dedicated staff. As we reflect on the past three decades, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to every one of you who has trusted us with your transportation needs throughout the years. It has been an honor and pleasure, and we look forward to continuing the journey with you.

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Walk Down Memory Lane: Celebrating 32 Years of Golden Limousine

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Sean Duval standing in front of the Trolley.

Since 1992, the Golden Fleet has undergone a remarkable journey of continuous growth and evolution that all started with two 1987 Lincoln Armbruster stretch limousines.

Founder and CEO Sean Duval notes, “Today we have more than 60 vehicles, and what’s funny is that none of them are stretch limousines. We have vans, cars, SUVs, specialty vehicles like trolleys and Sprinter Limo-vans, and of course many different sizes and styles of buses carrying from 19 to 56 passengers.”

When he started the company in 1992, he was interested in getting into the hospitality industry, which shaped his vision for the business then - and now. “Golden is a hospitality company in which transportation for passengers is a component.” While much has changed since 1992, like the price of gas, which was approximately $1 per gallon, Golden Limousine International’s commitment to providing top-notch service to its customers has never wavered.

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Each vehicle in our fleet plays a pivotal role in crafting an exceptional experience. Whether it's the refined Lincoln Navigator, the spacious Mercedes Sprinter Van, or the charming Golden Trolley, you can rest assured that every ride with us is truly a Golden Ride - a seamless blend of luxury, comfort, and unparalleled satisfaction.

And with exciting new additions like our Mini Charter Bus, the Golden Fleet includes everything you could need, no matter the transportation requirements! Our commitment to innovation and diversity in our offerings ensures that we meet the evolving needs of our valued customers.

A Blast from the Past: 1992 Fun Facts

In 1992, when Golden Limousine International started its incredible journey, many interesting events shaped the world. According to Hobby Lark and Wikipedia, here are some fun things that happened:

  • 1992 Michigan Wolverines football team – Under head coach Gary Moeller, the Wolverines won the Big Ten Conference championship and went on to play in the Rose Bowl - where they did not fare quite as well.
  • AT&T introduced the video phone, IBM developed the first smartphone, and the 10 millionth cell phone was sold
  • The average annual income in 1992 was $30,030. The average cost of a new car was $16,950.
  • In December of 1992, the Lions finished third in the NFC Central Division.
  • The University of Michigan men's basketball team’s fabulous five freshmen, otherwise known as the Fab Five captivated the nation, because of their basketball skills, and their fashion and swagger too.
  • The final presidential debate was held at Michigan State University in East Lansing on Oct. 19, 1992. George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot were running for office. It was a cold summer.
  • The high temperature on June 20, 1992, in Detroit, MI reached just 51 and 52 degrees in parts of southeastern Michigan.
  • A long-time Ann Arbor staple, DeLong’s Bar-B-Q Pit was serving up its signature ribs and more from Detroit Street in the Kerrytown neighborhood.

Traveling into the Future: Embracing 2024 Trends

As we celebrate 32 years of Golden excellence, we are also mindful of the ever-changing landscape of travel. 2024 brings with it exciting trends that shape the way we move and experience the world. According to Conde Nast Traveler, some of the biggest travel trends for this year include:

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  1. Eco-Friendly Travel: Sustainability is at the forefront, with travelers seeking eco-friendly options and destinations committed to conservation.
  2. Digital Nomadism: The rise of remote work has given birth to a new era of digital nomads. Our services are ready to cater to the needs of those who work while on the move.
  3. Immersive Experiences: Travelers are looking for more than just sightseeing. They crave immersive experiences that connect them with local culture and heritage.
  4. Tech-Enhanced Travel: From contactless check-ins to smart travel apps, technology is revolutionizing the travel experience.

Driving into the Future: AI and the Evolution of Transportation

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Looking ahead, the future of transportation is intertwined with technological advancements. According to Bus and Motorcoach News, limousine companies are embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance their services. Here are some ways AI is shaping the future of our industry:

  • Predictive Analytics: AI enables us to analyze data and predict trends, allowing us to optimize routes, improve efficiency, and provide more accurate arrival times.
  • Customer Personalization: AI allows us to understand our customers better, providing personalized recommendations and experiences based on their preferences.
  • Enhanced Safety Measures: AI-powered systems contribute to improved safety through features such as driver monitoring, collision avoidance, and real-time risk assessment.

Commitment to Duty of Care: A Pillar of Golden Excellence

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In the realm of transportation, the duty of care is paramount. We understand the responsibility we hold for your safety and comfort. As highlighted by the National Limousine Association, a duty of care is an obligation to take reasonable steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our passengers.

At Golden Limousine International, our commitment to the duty of care is unwavering. We prioritize safety protocols, driver training, and vehicle maintenance to provide you with a secure and reliable transportation experience. Your well-being is our priority, and we strive to exceed the industry standards in delivering duty of care.

As we celebrate 32 years of Golden excellence, we pledge to continue this commitment, ensuring that every journey with us is not only luxurious but also marked by the highest standards of safety and care. Nothing makes us happier than hearing that we have met and continue to meet the expectations of our customers:

“I vividly remember you and the beginning of Golden Limousine.  Your success is well deserved as you put your heart and soul into your business. As an early customer, I applaud and admire the achievements of Golden Limousine.” - Bob W.

Thank you for being an essential part of the Golden Limousine family. Cheers to the next chapter in our Golden journey!

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