Post by : Admin on Nov 23,2020
Thanksgiving is the official kick-off of the holiday season as we head toward New Year’s Eve and say farewell to 2020. We are all probably thrilled to see 2020 come to an end and might even give it a swift kick out the door as we usher in 2021 and hopes of a better experience than 2020 delivered to us. Despite the fact that we spent most of the year in quarantine, we are still willing to bet that you have many things to be thankful for. Even though it was a tough year for all of us, you...
Everything You Need to Know About Chartering a Bus
Post by : Admin on Nov 16,2020
Everything You Need to Know About Chartering a Bus Chartering a bus than can carry 40 to 60 passengers can seem like a daunting task if you have never done it before. At Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group, we invest hundreds of thousands of dollars into our vehicles, our facilities, training, preventative accident/incident education and customer service. All of these investments are important to a safe and enjoyable journey and we take these investments seriously. While price is important...
What Exactly is Excellent Customer Service?
Post by : Admin on Nov 05,2020
Everyone says they want and expect good customer service. Business owners and managers always claim that their business provides excellent customer service. In the luxury ground transportation industry, our success depends upon the delivery of excellent customer service. What is “excellent customer service”? What matters most is not what a business thinks is considered great customer service but rather what defines great service in the eyes of our customer. The conditions that create an over...
Halloween 2020 - By the Numbers
Post by : Admin on Nov 02,2020
Halloween arrived this past Saturday. The pandemic caused some uncertainty as people debated whether they would take their kids trick or treating, whether they would hand out candy or attend a Halloween party and risk catching COVID-19. It’s safe to say that haunted houses were scrapped. But, Halloween on a Saturday, even in a pandemic is hard to simply skip. Americans spend a fortune on Halloween and both adults and children seem to love dressing up in costume. So, are you wondering how the p...
Apparel Tips for Business Travelers
Post by : Admin on Oct 22,2020
I’ll start this particular blog by revealing that as the author of Ecko Worldwide Transportation Group’s blog, I am a guy, so my hacks probably lean more toward men’s fashion and hacks. Still worthy of reading ladies. I always try to pack as light as possible while trying to maintain some semblance of professionalism just in case I run into a client or colleague at the airport. Here are my best travel apparel hacks: 1. Comfortable shoes (and socks!) Whether you are standing on a trade...
10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Travel
Post by : Admin on Oct 14,2020
Traveling can be a disruption to the healthy routines we follow at home. From sleep disruption to food choices, we become limited in options that help us maintain a healthy lifestyle while on the road. Here are 10 tips you can use to maintain a healthy balance on the road. 1. Bring your workout gear Bring a pair of running shoes and some workout shorts or yoga pants. Maintaining an exercise rhythm can also help you avoid illness by keeping your body in shape. 2. Workout BEFORE dinner. A...
5 Tips For Selecting a Hotel
Post by : Admin on Oct 08,2020
#1 - Stick with a Hotel brand If you travel on a regular basis, earning points with hotels is the equivalent of earning “status”. In fact, your status level can go from Gold to Silver to Platinum and the perks of these status levels is well worth the loyalty. Some benefits of having status with a hotel brand include free breakfast, room upgrades, access to the concierge lounge, bonus points and free snacks in your room. The most important benefit is customer service. Hotels bend over backwa...
Hotel Safety Tips - Staying Safe and Secure
Post by : Admin on Oct 01,2020
Life on the road can be a little dangerous for travelers of all kinds and many dangers are presented along a journey. Use these tips to stay safe and secure on the road! 1. Keep your computer’s firewall on when using the public Internet. Public networks such as airports, airplanes, restaurants and hotels are very dangerous places. Don’t get hacked. Unless you really have a need to connect for speed, use your cellular function. 2. Keep your antivirus software up to date and be careful...
Chauffeured Rides: Is it a Luxury or Practicality?
Post by : Admin on Sep 24,2020
There are many people who likely see chauffeured transportation as a luxury or maybe even a little pretentious. There are probably some corporate travel bookers that see chauffeured transportation as an unnecessary and lavish expense. Chances are that the booking agent has never actually lived life on the road or experienced the benefits of having a driver take care of the driving while executives take care of business while riding. Let’s take a look at the practicality of chauffeured trans...