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Dangers of Third-Party Travel Websites

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Oct 28, 2016

7 Potential Risks of Indirect Booking

When you’re booking a flight for your next business meeting, you have two options: The first is to use a third-party website to book your flight and hotel within a matter of minutes. The second is to book your accommodations and your travel separately, which may take a little more time and research.

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Tags: Third-Party Travel Sites, Car Service to John Wayne Airport, Corporate Travel

Dana Point Restaurants Perfect for Business Transactions

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Round Out the Evening with Dana Point Sedan Service

Impress Your Clients with Dana Point Sedan Service

Entertaining clients can be a bit nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t know them very well. You already have enough on your mind without having to worry about how the restaurant you choose will fare with your clients. Fortunately, wining and dining is made easy thanks to Dana Point’s selection of great restaurants. Leave it to us to share some tried-and-true local favorites that are destined to wow.

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Tags: Dana Point sedan service, Dana Point restaurants

4 Bars to Visit Near Dodger Stadium

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Oct 07, 2016

An Evening of Drinks and the Dodgers

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5 Awesome Places to Eat Near Dodger Stadium

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Aug 11, 2016

This blog was originally posted in 2014 and has since been updated to reflect more accurate information.

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Tags: Los Angeles Attractions

5 Tips for Better Professional Documentation

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Jul 20, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 


Documentation can feel like an extraneous task, and you may never need to look back over your paper trail.

However, if you are ever asked to show proof of a client or vendor contract, or interactions with your colleagues, documentation will certainly come in handy.

According to Tech Republic contributor Jack Wallen, “when it’s not there, the job can be an absolute nightmare.”

Keeping track and ensuring your records are complete is a little bit like professional integrity: you need to do it, even if no one is watching. 

Check out our tips for better documentation, every day. 

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Tags: Professional Development

Steps to Establishing an Affiliate Network

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Jul 14, 2016

This blog was originally published in October of 2012; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Developing an affiliate network is important to any transportation company’s long-term success.

As your client base continues to grow, it’s vital that you provide their transportation needs in whatever city they travel to.

If you’re new to affiliate business, the process might seem unclear and difficult. Let’s take a look at the steps you need to take to establish your affiliate network.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Affiliates

3 Benefits of Using a Limo Service in LA

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 27, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2015; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

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Tags: Los Angeles Car Service

4 of Los Angeles’ Favorite Sports Bloggers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 27, 2016

This blog was originally published in December of 2014; we have updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

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Tags: LA car service

4 Can't-Miss Malibu Restaurants for Business Dinners

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Malibu remains a great destination for business professionals who want to make a distinct impression on peers or clients. And when it comes to hosting a business dinner in Malibu, this city offers many wonderful options.

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Tags: Malibu Car Service

The 5 Best Books for Corporate Travel Managers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Corporate travel managers are experts in many areas.

From accounting to negotiation and technology, their daily tasks encompass a variety of disciplines. Continuing their education, through webinars, trainings and literature, is a vital part of staying ahead of the curve. 

If you're a corporate travel manager who is looking to excel this year, consider this outstanding reading list, full of books vital to your profession:

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Tags: Executive Travel, Corporate Travel