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Where to Stay During Your Corporate Trip to LA

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Oct 17, 2013

The Best Hotels for Busy Executives

There are plenty of ways to make your corporate travel experience easy and even enjoyable. Finding reliable corporate car service to orchestrate all of your airport pickups, drop-offs and commutes while you’re in town is step number one. Utilizing technology (apps and gadgets, for instance)that can make your trip easier is equally important. What many corporate travelers might not always remember, however, is the importance of finding a great hotel during their travels.

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Tags: LA car service, Executive Travel

3 Best New Gadgets (And Apps) for Tech-Savvy Travelers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Oct 08, 2013

The Best New Technology for the Busy Corporate Traveler

If you travel for business on a regular basis, you know how important it is for you to be prepared for anything with the best new gadgets and technology. Not only can your technology help you keep productivity up during delayed flights or during your commute, but it can also help you stay connected to family, friends and co-workers while you’re gone. Balancing the demands of your job and your family can seem like an impossible feat while you’re moving from city to city and hotel to hotel, attending meetings and presentations and business dinners every night. But technology has made it easier for you to get the most of your corporate travel experience; all you have to do is find the technology you’re missing. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the best new gadgets for the corporate traveler.

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Tags: Executive Travel, Travel Management

The 6 Worst Executive Travel Habits

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Sep 27, 2013

How Not to Do Executive Travel

Executives are notoriously hardworking individuals who, depending on the industry, can spend a great deal of their time traveling for business. But just because executives are experts in the realm of business travel doesn’t mean they are immune to picking up bad habits. Here are 6 of the worst executive travel habits we’ve seen in our years of chauffeuring.

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Tags: Executive Travel

The Most Over-the-Top Amenities on Luxury Planes

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Sep 06, 2013

 

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Tags: Airport Transfer, Executive Travel, corporate travelers

The Best Dana Point Hotels for Busy Executives

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Aug 21, 2013

Luxury meets Comfort at Dana Point Executive Hotels

Many a business traveler will tell you: few things make the difference between an enjoyable, productive trip and a miserable one quite like choosing the right hotel. Not only does staying in a bad hotel affect sleep patterns, productivity during your downtime and the overall quality of your mood during your stay, it can also affect your overall feeling for the city where you’re visiting. Many professionals simply get saddled with a bad room in an otherwise comfortable hotel, and others have a fluke of a bad experience whereas any other time, their stay would have been remarkable. Luckily for those traveling through Dana Point for business, the number of remarkable executive hotels is a-plenty, leaving little room for dissatisfaction.

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Tags: travel executives, Executive Travel, executive traveler

Impressive Los Angeles Conference Centers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Mar 21, 2013

Make the Right Impression during Your Business Meetings

Sometimes the conference room in your office just won’t support the size and scope of the business meetings or corporate events you have planned. If you’re putting together a speaking engagement, a company party, or a client dinner, you need to know the best places in Los Angeles for gatherings. We’ve put together a pretty comprehensive list of available spaces, as well as some reasons they’re the best. This is just a starting place, though. There are still hundreds more places throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County, and Santa Barbara County that might better fit your needs.

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Tags: Los Angeles Events, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel, Professional Development

Minding Hotel Rules When Planning Corporate Travel and Events

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Mar 20, 2013

Know the Policies When Making Travel and Event Plans 

Planning for any kind of event is difficult, whether you’re traveling for business or putting together a big corporate party. For either scenario, you’ll likely work with a hotel for the use of a room or event space. We’re going to take a look at both instances to help you understand why hotel policy compliance is so important for your company.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel, Professional Development

Executive Corporate Travel Tips: Maximize Your Airline Miles

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Mar 19, 2013

Make the Most of Your Rewards Programs

Executive corporate travel can be exhausting and stressful, no matter how often you need to go or where you end up. Some airports make traveling easy, while others are like a foreign country right here in the United States. Your hotel choices could be the difference between a heavenly trip or a travel experience that is decidedly the opposite. For all the problems and irritation you run into during your business trips, there are a few things that make your experience better. First of all, you get to see new and different cities sometimes. If you make time to sightsee a little while you’re away for business, you could ease a lot of the stress your business causes. Secondly, you’ve got airline miles. If you’re not making use of those miles or your other rewards programs, you’re really missing out on the biggest business travel perk of all.

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Tags: Ground Transportation, Executive Travel, Corporate Travel

Video: Make the Most of Your Suitcase During Executive Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Mar 15, 2013

Smart Packing for Big Trips

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Tags: Executive Travel

8 Hacks to Boost Your Energy Levels During Executive Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Mar 14, 2013

Beat Travel Fatigue Forever

People who complain about fatigue at work in the midafternoon have clearly never spent much time on the road. It’s like a work day fillled with meetings, except the hours are often extended, and you may struggle to access familiar foods or adjust to a new time zone. With the rise of technology, many executive travelers are expected to fully fill their time between appointments with scheduled teleconferences with colleagues or project work. It’s tough to stay alert and focused, especially when you’re jet-lagged or exhausted from the flight. You’re in luck, because we’ve curated some of the sharpest ways you can boost your energy levels instantaneously, from any post in the world:

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Tags: Executive Travel