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The Best Daily Employee Transportation in Vans or Mini-buses

July 29, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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In terms of commuting to work, alternative transportation solutions are the future. More and more workers are abandoning their private vehicles to commute to work using public transportation and ride shares.

Increasingly employers are playing a bigger role in their worker’s transportation as well, with many companies, particularly in cities with high-tech industries providing group transportation and shuttle service to help get their employees to work. There are many reasons for this trend, including increased urban congestion, rising gas prices, concern for the environment as well as companies competing with each other to attract employees with better benefits.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation

What is the Best Transportation to Great Adventure

July 25, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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It’s summertime, which means it’s time to take the family on a fun summer trips, like for example, a trip to Great Adventure, which is one of the New York Metro area’s premier family attractions. Nothing like enjoying a great roller coaster ride during a summer weekday.

One of the things that can really enhance your day at the park is to arrange for chauffeured transportation to Great Adventure. That way, everybody can join in on the fun and the driver doesn’t have to worry about holding back for the day due to his or her driving responsibilities. This can be a real treat for a family, especially if you have a large one. However, when going with a social or corporate groups, arranging transportation can be a much bigger benefit!

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

Best Corporate Event Bus Transportation in NYC

July 23, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Corporate event transportation is an exciting and dynamic field that is changing every day. In New York City alone, it is a huge business as there are so many major companies, both large and small that make their home in New York.

Every day there are thousands of corporations that have charter vehicles on the road, taking employees to work, moving managers to meeting, taking groups of visitors and clients on corporate outings, sales trips, and also ferrying employees from facility to facility.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation

The Best Way to Take a Corporate Outing to a Yankee Game

July 17, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Taking a corporate outing to a MLB game is great way to reward employees and help with team building. For the many baseball fans out there in the corporate world, I can think of no better way to enjoy an afternoon than watching your favorite team at the ballpark!

When undertaking an event like this, you want to make sure you arrange for reliable transportation in order for things to go smoothly.

For nothing could ruin the day quicker than having your whole team waiting for a late bus to arrive or for the driver to get lost on the way! If you’re in New York, or any other city in the Northeast, chances are you have plenty of different local transportation providers you could choose from.

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The Best Way to Watch The World Cup While Traveling to/from Los Angeles

July 13, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last month, you’d know that the sporting world has reached fevered pitch with the World Cup going on in Brazil right now. Starting in mid-June with 31 teams, we are now down to the final two holdouts in the beginning of July.

Germany and Argentina, both former World Cup champions, will face each other once again. This is the third time that Germany and Argentina have faced each in a World Cup Final, with more high level match ups than any other two teams in soccer history. So there is a lot on the line between these two teams, as a victory by either one could bolster their claim to be the finest soccer country in the world, Brazil and Italy notwithstanding.

So for all the soccer and sports fans out there, it is understandable that having to miss the World Cup Final because you are traveling by car might be more than a bit upsetting. For those who can’t postpone their travel plans and have to be on the road on Sunday, July 13, what can one do?

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

The Best Way to Watch the World Cup While Traveling to/from NYC

July 11, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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In case you haven’t noticed, World Cup Fever is currently gripping the globe and enthusiastic crowds are following their team in locations throughout the world! It’s a great time to throw any themed private or corporate events surrounding futbol mania, or even if your event is not sports related, enjoying a game with a crowd can be a great way to entertain a group and bond together.

With the final game  coming up on Sunday July 13 between the powerhouse teams of Germany and Argentina, all eyes will be on the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro to see who will emerge victorious.

In some cases, people may already have their travel plans set on this day. Perhaps they’re going to a company event, or attending a wedding or even coming back from the Hamptons to New York City. For these people, and for the soccer fans among them, there could be anxiety raised about having to miss the big final, just because they have to be on the road.

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Topics: Luxury Transportation

Six Reasons Limo Companies Fail at Corporate Transportation

July 10, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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Corporate ground transportation is an essential vendor provided service for any busy company. Busy executives have meetings to attend to, sales calls, factory and clients visits to make; all of these needs have to be taken care of, often on a weekly basis.

Yet while corporate transportation may not get top-of-mind share very often, it’s when things don’t go right that the category usually gets the most attention. Which is kind of a shame because when it’s done right, good corporate transportation can really enhance the working lives and schedules of your executive staff, as well as project a positive and powerful image for your company.

Despite the fact this area offers great opportunities for both client and vendor, it’s surprising that all too often, the local quality of these services vary widely. It just goes to show the importance of carefully selecting a capable vendor to take care of your transportation needs.

Speaking generally, there are a couple of areas where corporate transportation vendors sometimes fall down on the job. In order to help you avoid these pitfalls, let’s explore this topic a bit further so you can be forewarned and forearmed with some good advice when it comes time to order these services.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation

How to Make Fewer Corporate Transportation Mistakes

July 03, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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When it comes to corporate affairs, sometimes people think of corporate transportation as a backwater, but it’s actually a very important part of the functioning of a business. After all, if executives have a hard time traveling or getting to their meetings on time, it could cast doubt on much bigger issues at your company.

The name of the game in transportation is efficiency, consistency and reliability. It takes a good transportation partner to make those things happen. If  a company is saddled with an inadequate transportation partner, then it’s going to create more problems down the line and the company in question would be well advised to start looking for a better partner.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation

Three Transportation Tips Every Corporate Travel Planner Needs to Know

June 23, 2014

- Posted by Stephen Chapek

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When booking corporate transportation, travel planners like to work with vendors who are reliable and flexible. They simply want to get the job done and get it done right. But what they may not have considered is instead of merely filling  a transportation request, is how an executive ground transportation company can enhance their company’s mission on the road.

Beyond arranging the standard black car executive transportation that executives often use to get the airport, corporate travel planners need to know that they can find a specialist executive transportation company that can really elevate their game. We can do this by offering our clients a unique fleet of luxury vans, vehicles which have capabilities that other standard chauffeured vehicles don’t offer. In addition, we also offer legendary customer service, so that travel with our company is more akin to staying in a 5 star hotel than just using a sedan or SUV to go somewhere.

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Topics: Corporate Transportation