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...
Choosing an Airport Shuttle Service
Post by : Admin on Sep 23,2021
Whether you a traveling to the airport by yourself, with your family or in a large group, airport shuttles can ease the stress of the airport arrival, finding your terminal, parking your car, and lugging around your baggage. No matter what airport you are traveling to, we can get you there, stress free. For about the same amount as you would spend for fuel, parking and personal time, you can hire an airport shuttle to arrive stress-free and ready to fly. Never choose an airport shuttle service b...
Fines Doubled for Public Transportation Mask Violations
Post by : Admin on Sep 16,2021
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it is doubling fines for passengers who refuse to wear a facemask in public airports and planes. If you are caught without your mask in an airport or on a plane, you can expect to be fined $500 to $1,000 for a first offense. If you get caught again, that second fine can be up to $3,000. The White House announced that the government was imposing these higher fines to "ensure that masking requirements remain in place on the ot...
Shuttles Buses Coaches
Post by : Admin on Sep 13,2021
If you have ever chartered a bus, you have likely heard the words coach, motorcoach, charter bus and shuttle bus. To most people, they are simply called a bus. There are a few differences between coaches and buses, including their intended purpose, design and amenities. History of Buses and Coaches Buses and coaches have similar origins which started first in Europe during the 1600s as horse-drawn vehicles. The term “bus” comes from the word “omnibus,” which origina...
Keeping You Moving with Waze
Post by : Admin on Sep 02,2021
You may have wondered why your chauffeur briefly exited the freeway and re-entered a few miles down the road. This likely happened because Waze told him to unexpectedly take the next off-ramp. You may use Waze in your personal travel and know all about this Google owned app. If you don’t know about it, you will likely never travel again without it after reading this article. How Waze Works Waze offers turn-by-turn voice navigation, real-time traffic, and other location-specific alert...
Pandemic Reshapes Corporate Travel
Post by : Admin on Aug 24,2021
A Special Report - The Pandemic Reshapes Corporate Travel There is no doubt that corporate travel took a big hit during the pandemic. However, we are once again seeing signs of growth. However, we doubt that corporate travel will ever return to pre-pandemic levels. The shift toward remote workers is expected to affect the return of internal meetings, client visits, and even conferences. Businesses and travel providers alike will need to pivot to function in the new normal. A Slow Return ...
Why Choose a Car Service Over a Taxi
Post by : Admin on Aug 21,2021
Why Choose a Car Service Over a Taxi While you might think one transportation source is as good as another, the fact is, they are not even close. You basically have three choices of service for passenger transportation – a taxi, a rideshare such as Uber or Lyft or a professional car service such as Ecko Worldwide Transportation. The only thing common about thethree choices are that you will find all three available in virtually every city in the world. The buck stops there. A profess...