Travel Necessities for Corporate Travelers
Post by : Admin on Mar 05,2021
Corporate travelers know that there are certain items that are essential to travel. These items can range from a quality suitcase to headphones and toiletries. If you are not expecting rain, leave the umbrella behind. You can buy an umbrella for under $10 if you need one. Also, there is no need to carry an international power adapter if you are not leaving the country. The information below assumes that you will take basic items such as a cell phone, a toothbrush and clothing so they are omitted...
What Food Can You Bring on a Plane?
Post by : Admin on Feb 25,2021
Have you ever wondered if you are able to bring food from home on the plane? With so many rules about what can and cannot be brought onboard, we thought we would share the rules as well as our own practical advice. It is perfectly fine to bring Tupperware containers filled with great food prepared at home. However, things like boiled eggs or tuna sandwiches might not be the best choice. The same can be said for McDonald’s French Fries. If you didn’t bring enough French fries for ...
New Rules for Flying in a Pandemic
Post by : Admin on Feb 11,2021
When traveling by plane, the fear of Covid-19 will always be present. With so many people crowded into the airport and then seated in a confined space, the fear is merited. New rules have been implemented by the government as recommended by the CDC. The key to ending the pandemic is that we all strive to do our part to decrease the spread so everyone can resume traveling peacefully. You’ve probably already noticed the various measures now required for air travel. When you get to the ai...
Video Conference Meeting Etiquette
Post by : Admin on Feb 04,2021
While Zoom meetings have existed since 2011, it wasn’t until the pandemic arrived in 2020 that many people first learned of Zoom. Working from home thrust the app company into mass usage as employees began working from home. In the span of less than a year, virtual team meetings have become a part of the daily work routine for millions of workers. Whether you use Zoom, Skype, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams or Go-To-Meeting as a platform, professional conduct while participating in video c...
Breeze Through the Airport Like a Pro
Post by : Admin on Jan 28,2021
traveling causes anxiety. Learn some of the tips and tricks that frequent flyers use to make the airport experience less stressful by understanding how things work. Arrive at the airport with expectations and a plan. Arriving and departing the airport can be much less stressful if you eliminate the parking situation. No more looking for a spot, waiting for a tram, loading your luggage into the tram and making the loop around the airport. Use a chauffeured car service to be dropped off in fron...
Work from Home - Is it Here to Stay?
Post by : Admin on Jan 21,2021
Before the COVID-19 crisis arrived, many companies had experimented to some degree with remote working conditions. While the intentions were good, the idea didn’t really catch in the way that companies might have envisioned. The pandemic basically crammed the idea down the throats of Corporate America as tens of millions of people transitioned to work-from-home mode virtually overnight. No matter what industry you work in, things changed. The one service we need the most right now is h...
Leisure Travel Begins a Return
Post by : Admin on Jan 15,2021
The pandemic has clearly changed the world. Today, we will share some factors that business leaders should keep in mind as they pivot to a new sense of normalcy and consider the return of corporate travel. Since March of 2020, business leaders have scrambled to adapt to some extraordinary circumstances in the areas of HR Management, Customer Service, Product Delivery, Client Retention and Communications. Entering 2021 has not stopped the pandemic. Yet, we have hope on the horizon as the dist...
Post-COVID Travel: Are You Ready?
Post by : Admin on Jan 07,2021
Whether you traveled for business weekly or several times a year before the arrival of COVID-19, we assume you are ready to return to travel by now. The entire hospitality industry has missed you. From restaurants to hotels, car services to airlines, we all miss our corporate travelers. There have been massive adjustments by all of us who provide service for corporate travelers. Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group is proud of our efforts to provide a safe, clean ride. In fact, we were one of...
Welcome to a Year of Hope
Post by : Admin on Jan 04,2021
Welcome to 2021 and what is hopefully a kinder year than 2020 was. They say that hindsight is 20-20. With that in mind, let us not look back over our shoulder at where we have been but rather, look forward to where we are going. We clearly learned how to live and survive in a pandemic. Just because the year changed from 2020 to 2021 does not mean the pandemic no longer exists. But, more importantly, as we arrive in 2021, we arrive with hope. The hope exists with modern medicine and scien...