Your Hotel Room Is not As Safe as You Think
Post by : Admin on Jul 17,2021
As a traveler, you likely know the peaceful feeling of settling into your hotel room after a long day of travel. Imagine waking up in your hotel room to find a stranger in your room. This happens much more frequently than you might imagine. It was early in the morning when Jerry and Alicia, an elderly couple woke up to find a stranger in their room. They chose the Fairfield Inn and Suites for their stay as it was the newest hotel to open in the small town of Monahans, Texas. The property is ...
Leisure Travel Bounces Back
Post by : Admin on Jul 08,2021
People who previously enjoyed travel for pleasure before the pandemic are eager to get back to it. Reservations for airport transfers has soared in the past few weeks. However, our business travelers seem to be lagging in getting back out on the road. While things are certainly getting back to normal, it is a different normal: domestic travel is surging, but international travel is still depressed given the ongoing concerns about health and safety in other countries. By definition, leisur...
Who Needs a Job
Post by : Admin on Jul 01,2021
Where have all the workers gone? Like most companies in America, we are struggling to find qualified employees. Scratch that! We are struggling to find anyone who wants to work. Forget about the word “qualified”! We can train people – if we had anyone to train. From restaurants to transportation companies, 911 centers to retail stores, you can find signs everywhere that proclaim – NOW HIRING! The pandemic caused many people to become unemployed through job furloughs, ...
Behind The Scenes Moving 200 People
Post by : Admin on Jun 24,2021
Being part of the luxury transportation industry gives us unique opportunities to see what happens behind the scenes. Whether that means being backstage during an Eagles concert or driving legendary entertainers such as the late Bob Hope. Our window to the world is beautiful. We participate in transporting large groups of people regularly. Because of confidentiality, we can’t share much of what we see. However, we can share some of the oddities. The president of a worldwide oil company req...
Uber Lyft vs Ecko Worldwide
Post by : Admin on Jun 17,2021
Have you tried to order an Uber recently? You likely found the wait time for a ride to be more than an hour and the fares have climbed to ridiculous levels that often exceed those of a professional transportation provider such as Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group. Aside from the pricing and on-demand service, there are many things that set us apart from a Transportation Network Company (TNC) such as Uber and Lyft. The most important is the fact that independent drivers are driving their own...
Hiring a Corporate Transportation Provider
Post by : Admin on Jun 10,2021
Whether you need a client picked up at the airport or are taking an important client to dinner, hiring a chauffeured transportation provider to provide corporate transportation is not only a nice gesture, but a practical decision. Out of town guests will appreciate the stylish ride from the airport to the hotel. Likewise, clients who indulge in a few cocktails with you over a business dinner will appreciate the fact that they don’t have to worry about driving home from dinner after dri...
Shuttle Service for Your Wedding
Post by : Admin on May 27,2021
We often recommend adding a shuttle bus for weddings. While brides generally call us for their own personal transportation, we take the opportunity to explain the benefits of providing shuttle service. Planning a wedding is very stressful as most couples want this special day to be perfect. Hiring a professional transportation company such as Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group can reduce a little bit of the headache. In this blog, we explore some of the benefits of booking a wedding shuttle....
Large Scale Event Transportation
Post by : Admin on May 27,2021
Moving a large amount of people for a convention can be a daunting task. It requires precise planning that includes contingency plans in place for the unexpected. We even plan contingency escape routes in the event of an emergency situation that requires an immediate evacuation of a venue. In a look behind the scenes, we will share with you some of the efforts we go through to make sure every conference and convention that we provide service for is executed with a flawless plan. One of the...
Convenience: Behind the Scenes of Your Airport Pick-Up
Post by : Admin on May 20,2021
In our new blog series, “Convenience”, we will share some various conveniences of hiring a car service. Car services are also known as limousine services, chauffeured ground transportation, limo companies and charter services. No matter what you call us, our goal is to make your life convenient! Airports are a hectic place. It is a world where novice leisure travelers taking an annual vacation collide with experienced corporate travelers who use airports every day. To the travelin...