Mindanao Star Bus started in January 2015 when Bachelor Express bought out Weena Express and sister company People’s Transport Corporation. It then formed a new subsidiary as MSBTI Incorporated, making them apart from the management of Bachelor Express. It opened opportunity for Yanson Group to serve the Davao City – Cotabato City route, which they cannot penetrate for decades.
In October 2015 Mindanao Star Bus bought Holiday Bus, the bus line of Davao Holiday Transport Services Inc., It made them to expand their operations for Davao City – General Santos City, and General Santos City – Koronadal City route.
The stockholders of MSBTI., sister company of Vallacar Transit Inc., the country’s largest bus transport company, re- appointed Leo Rey Yanson as president.
MSBTI. is part of the Yanson Group of Bus Companies which operate all throughout the Philippines including in the cities of Bacolod, Iloilo, Dumaguete, Cebu, Cagayan De Oro, Butuan, Davao, Pagadian, Dipolog, Bohol and Batangas.
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