• Hotard Coaches, Inc.

    Hotard Coaches, Inc.


    Transportation, Tradeshow & Travel Services

    About Us

    Hotard Coaches, Inc. provides customers with more than 100 years of experience in the Transportation Services Industry. Hotard Coaches is one of the most diverse transportation companies.

    Calco Travel, Inc. was originally founded as Hotard Bus Line in 1935 by Callen Hotard’s grandfather. Due to many changes over the years, Hotard Bus Line underwent a corporate name change in 1996 to Premier Motor Coach, Inc. In the meantime, the Calco Travel, Inc. name lived on, having been incorporated in 1986 as a full service tour and travel company under the ownership of Callen and Coleen Hotard. In the spring of 2001 Callen and Coleen purchased Premier Motor Coach and became the third generation of the

    Over the years, Hotard Coaches, Inc. originally founded by Callen’s uncle, underwent different ownership, but has been continuously providing outstanding service with a focus on safety and hospitality since the 1960s. In 2007, Callen Hotard purchased Hotard Coaches, Inc. and once again brought the transportation company back under local, family ownership.

    Today, Hotard Coaches allows the company to extend its superior transportation services from Florida to Texas, serving customers across the Gulf Coast. We have offices and garages in Lafayette, LA, Geismar, LA, New Orleans, LA and Oceans Springs, MS. The Company’s philosophy is based on building champions which takes every member of our team functioning at the highest level.


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    Callen Hotard, CEO
    Julie Chalmers, General Manager
    Andre Chevalier, Director of Operations
    Michael Hoover, Director of Maintenance
    Hotard Coaches Inc. Professional Motor Coach Operators
    Shannon Hamm, Director of Sales & Marketing
    Allen Ross, Director of Safety & Training
    Sandra Anderson, Human Resources Manager

    Rep/Contact Info

    Ms. Sandra Anderson
    Human Resources Manager
    • Phone: (504) 274-1752
    • Fax: 504-944-8650
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    Mr. Daniel Burke CPA
    Regional Controller
    • Phone: (504) 942-5735
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
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    Mrs. Julie Chalmers
    General Manager
    • Phone: (504) 274-1751
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
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    Mr. Andre Chevalier
    Director of Operations
    • Phone: (504) 942-5700
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
    Mrs. Shannon Hamm
    Director of Sales & Marketing
    • Phone: (504) 942-5723
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
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    Mr. Michael Hoover
    Director of Maintenance
    • Phone: (504) 942-5888
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
    Mr. Callen Hotard
    • Phone: (504) 944-5700
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
    Mr. Allen Ross
    Director of Safety & Training
    • Phone: (504) 942-5702
    • Fax: (504) 944-8650
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