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Why the Internet Can't Kill This Breed of Travel Agents

November 26, 2014

- Posted by Charles Hurley

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The internet has killed many things in the last decade. Newspapers, movie rental locations, yellow pages, personal relationships, and even expertise in your career field.  

 

Before the web, expertise was something you gained from years of work. Now, anyone can go online and become a so called “expert” by watching YouTube videos or reading blog posts.

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Etihad Airlines Offers Luxury Travel in the Sky

November 17, 2014

- Posted by Charles Hurley

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Etihad Airlines has created the first-ever apartment in the sky deemed "The Residence.

It has three roomsa living room, bedroom and bathroom—and comes with a butler and personalized cuisine provided by an on-board chef. 

A double bed with Egyptian cotton sheets, personal shower, two LCD TVs, chilled mini-bar, and a reclining leather sofa are some of the amenities provided when you charter "The Residence."

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4 Blogs Every Executive Assistant Should Follow

November 13, 2014

- Posted by Charles Hurley

 

4 Blog Every Executive Assistant Should Follow

 

Modern-day executive assistants are the glue that holds every office together.

 

In fact, Staples conducted a social media survey questioning the importance of the executive assistant’s role in the office. The survey found that nearly two-thirds (65.2 percent) felt the office would be more likely to fall apart without the executive assistant than without the boss!

All this importance makes your work-life demanding and fast-paced, leaving you little time to consume educational content to further your career. We’ve decided to take out some of the busy-work and provide you with the 4 blogs every executive assistant should follow!

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Topics: Executive Assistants

Need A Quick Ride to Vegas? Would You Rather Fly or Take a Luxury Van?

November 04, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Vegas is one of those perennially popular weekend destinations, particularly for visitors from Southern California which is nearby. Most of the time travelers are anxious to get their destination as quickly as possible so the fun and gaming can get underway.

Usually a quick trip means getting on an airplane, but if you’re coming from Southern California, travel by car can actually be a competitive option in terms of total travel time.

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

Why Executives Choose Sprinter Vans Over Executive Limousine Services

October 31, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Traveling executives have many transportation options these days, and when it comes to ground transportation they like to use services that are efficient, quick and also offer a good dose of luxury. Using chauffeured transportation can be a great way to get you to your meetings, or getting around in a foreign city when you’re on the road, or just getting to the airport and back.

In terms of limousine service, the old standbys have been black cars, SUVs and stretch limousines. However in this hectic, mobile and always connected age, executives are starting to demand more from their ground transportation services.

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

The Complete Tailgating and Transportation Guide for New York Giants Games

October 28, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Are you ready for some football?  Yes, folks, recent controversies notwithstanding, the NFL season is in full swing again and many diehard fans are already making plans to see their favorite teams and some exciting matches at their local NFL stadium. For many New York NFL fans, that means the Giants, and many local football fans would agree that they still have the edge over the Jets.

The Giants can be seen in action at Metlife Stadium at the Meadowlands and once you have purchased your tickets, you may start thinking about the best way to get there on game day, especially if you’re arranging a small group of people to go with you. Sure, you could always drive, and in NY, there’s always the subway, but hiring a ride to the stadium makes more sense if you are going in a group.

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Topics: New York

The Best Way to Tailgate and Get to the Jets Game

October 24, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Well, fall has finally arrived and its football season again. Time to get the gang together and head out to Metlife Stadium for some more gridiron action! Once you’re planning on going to watch some live football with a small group, it begs the question, what’s the best way to get there?

Of course you could always drive yourself or carpool with your friends, but sometimes you may want to make more of an occasion out of it. May we suggest taking chauffeured transportation? That way you can really kick back with your friends and have a great time, not worrying about the arrangements, driving and parking and whether or not you’ve had one too many beers at the stadium!

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Topics: New York