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Tips For Planning Your Company’s Next Corporate Event

Business eventAs a Connecticut and New York-area transportation services company, we’ve seen a lot of corporate events over the years. Some went perfectly while others could have been improved. Whether your upcoming corporate event is small or large, there are a few tips that can make the difference between a good event and an exceptional one. Here are a few pieces of wisdom we’ve picked up over the years.

Decide on the Goal of Your Event

Once you’ve identified a theme or goal for your event, you’ll find that a lot of the other details fall into place. Think about what you’re trying to accomplish: Is it a product launch? A teambuilding event? An industry networking event? Lead generation? If you can picture the intended atmosphere and mood, you’re well on your way to setting the tone for the entire event. Read More

Ride Responsibly: How the Limousine Industry is Keeping Riders and Drivers Safe

Rider Rights & SafetyPassenger rights and service provider responsibilities

In recent years, there’s been growing public concern about ground transportation safety, especially in light of safety-related news stories related to the new breed of ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber that rely on smartphone ride-hailing apps. Many riders have been wondering: What are my rights as a passenger? And what exactly should I expect from my driver and from ground transportation companies? A recent online survey found that 91% of U.S. adults over the age of 17 believed there should be mandatory rules and regulations for ride-hailing drivers. Read More

How to Plan a Great Bachelorette Party

bachelorette party CTAs a Connecticut limousine service that’s been in business for almost 40 years, Teddy’s has seen more than a few bachelorette parties. We know what makes a great bachelorette party as well as what to avoid.

Rule number one is, of course, to have a good time. The bachelorette party should be a time to let loose before wedding-day stress sets in. But a great bachelorette party requires planning, and there are many factors to consider.

Here’s our view from the front seat.

Consider the Bride

While there’s often something to be said for surprising the guest of honor, try to consider her personality. Is she up for anything or is she more on the quiet side? Try to let her preferences guide you. You might ask her how much she’d like to be involved in the planning process. Another option is to ask her for a list of venues or activities that you can choose from. Read More

Summer Wine Festivals in Connecticut

wine and food festivalWe Have a Wine Trail?

Did you know that Connecticut has an official wine trail?

To be honest, it doesn’t look much like a trail, since the wineries are scattered all around the state. But the Connecticut Wine Trail includes 25 wineries, from Jones Winery in Shelton all the way to Taylor Brooke Winery in Woodstock. If you’re interested in visiting more than one winery in a single trip, there are clusters of wineries near Torrington in northwestern Connecticut and in southeast Connecticut, near New London. With all these a wineries to choose from, it’s easy to spend a day or more celebrating wine — and frequently fine dining, art and music — across the Constitution State. Read More

Winter Weather Safe Driving Tips

Please watch this short video for some simple, and practical, winter weather safe driving tips, such as:

  • keep a blanket and extra warm clothing in the car in case you get stranded
  • watch local weather reports and avoid traveling in bad weather
  • let other people know your route if you need to travel
  • keep your gas tank at least half full before head out
  • never use cruise control when roads are icy Read More