Panturist – leading bus company in East Croatia
Over half a century of experience
Panturist was founded in 1946. as an integral part of the company Autoreparatura and under its name. It was the first organisation providing public transport in the East Croatia.
More than sixty years ago, Panturist was operating with only 4 second-hand buses on two regional lines. During years it has grown into one of the biggest transport companies in Croatia, with 110 buses, more than 160 registred lines and 700 bus connections in the motherland and abroad.
In January 1998, Panturist d.d. founded its first daughter-company, Panthus d.o.o. in Beli Manastir, whose main activity was also passenger transport.
In order to enrich its offer with other complement services, in November 2000 second Panturist´s daughter-company, Panturist plus d.o.o., was born. It provided all kind of tourist services for groups and individuals through 3 travel agencies in Osijek, Split and Vinkovci.
Finally, in March of 2003, Panturist´s third company, Panservis d.o.o., was established. Panservis was an authorised service for maintenance of MAN and Neoplan vehicles with its own warehouse and spare parts sale.
Panturist d.d. is an owner (or a concessionaire) of 8 bus terminals and stations in East Croatia (Osijek, Đakovo, Našice, Orahovica, Donji Miholjac, Valpovo, Belišće and Beli Manastir).
In July of 2006 Panturist d.d. has become a member of Veolia Transport, the biggest European private transport company.
Due to optimize costs and to strenghten its brand, in February 2007, all three of daughter companies have been merged to Panturist d.d. All business activities of former daughter companies now continue to run under mother company in a more effective way.
On 10th January 2011 Panturist becomes the owner of real estate and 9 buses of the transport company VTV Pavlic d.o.o. in Zagreb. By this acquisition Veolia Transport expands it business in Croatia, entering the market of the Zagreb region.