Crushing Hotel Sleep Insomnia
Post by : Admin on Nov 24,2021
As a corporate traveler, or a normal human being, we all experience insomnia from time to time. It can be caused by stress, anxiety, and time zone changes. All three of these conditions are usually present during a business trip. The first night in a hotel is almost always a tough one due to jet lag. Why You Can’t Sleep You’ve likely seen those people who can sleep anywhere, right? They cram themselves into small places and head blissfully to sleep at will. These are the same p...
All You Need to Know About Thanksgiving
Post by : Admin on Nov 18,2021
We all likely relate Thanksgiving to turkey, stuffing, cranberries, green bean casseroles and pumpkin pie. In fact, today might be a good time to reset your scales back about ten pounds. You know on Thursday you will likely indulge in way too much food in celebration of Thanksgiving – and because you can! When Thanksgiving Began In 1621, English Pilgrims held a celebration of good harvest meal at Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts. They shared that meal with their Native American n...
Carry On vs Checked Baggage
Post by : Admin on Nov 11,2021
Corporate travelers rarely check their bags. However, sometimes it becomes a necessity even for a seasoned traveler who wants to avoid checking a bag at all costs. We’ll explain some pros and cons between checking bags and storing bags in an overhead bin. Definition – Checked vs. Carry-On Baggage Checked Baggage: Checked baggage is suitcases, containers, snow skis, child seats etc. that are delivered to airline or train personnel for transportation in the cargo hold of an airc...
Improving Corporate Travel Policy
Post by : Admin on Nov 05,2021
When it comes to sending employees on business trips, corporate travel managers are tasked with controlling company costs, while ensuring a pleasant travel experience for the employee. Travel Managers must consider the preferred vendors, methods used to book travel, and the reimbursement process. In addition, travel managers must ensure policy compliance. If an employee waits too long to book a flight, there may be a drastic cost increase. If the employee fails to reserve a hotel room, big troub...
Increase Productivity While Flying
Post by : Admin on Oct 28,2021
Technology & Equipment Do you fear falling behind on emails and job duties while traveling? With a little advance planning, you can eliminate the stress that awaits you upon your return. Begin your planning by purchasing a lightweight, travel-sized laptop. You don’t want a laptop so big that you have to share your seatmate’s tray table. Tablets are another great option for air travel and can often accomplish many of the same tasks as your laptop. Don’t forget to find...
Hotel Hacks You Need to Know
Post by : Admin on Oct 21,2021
We realize that many of our clients travel for business. Choosing the right hotel for your stay can help improve efficiency, reduce costs, and provide a better overall experience. From free breakfast to room upgrades, additional bonus points and more, we’ll share some pro traveler secrets that will improve your hotel game. Choosing Your Hotel The single most important tip that we can offer you is this: Choose one hotel brand and be loyal to them. Our favorite is Marriott. The Marriot...
All About Hotel and Airline Upgrades
Post by : Admin on Oct 14,2021
You have likely heard stories from friends or colleagues who claim they got a free upgrade. These stories are likely tall tales. The truth is, there are ways to get upgrades with hotels and airlines – but you have to pay, one way or another. Let us share some tips with you that will likely help you get an upgrade. Hotels and airlines reserve the upgrades for those customers who are loyal to them and those customers generally pay for upgrades at a much lower rate than others can get. Ask...
Ecko President and the National Limousine Association
Post by : Admin on Oct 07,2021
The founder and President of Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group has made a very important decision to run for a seat on the Board of Directors of the National Limousine Association. Whether you are a client, one of our valued affiliates, a vendor or an industry friend, we wanted to share this very important news with you. Harry Dhillon has held a seat on the Board of Directors of the Greater California Livery Association (GCLA) for many years. He has served as Vice President of the associati...
Planning A Business Trip
Post by : Admin on Sep 30,2021
Going on any trip requires planning. However, a business trip typically requires a lot more planning to maximize the investment of travel, accomplish your goals and maybe squeeze in a little bit of sightseeing. Business travel requires attention to small details such as appropriate attire, ground transportation, hotel selection based on meeting locations as well as making advance dinner reservations for important client dinners. From hotel accommodations to flight bookings, a successful and prod...