FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carey International, Inc., the leading provider of innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management, announced today that it has launched its Embarque® transportation service in the Houston metropolitan area. Embarque commenced service for existing customers on December 15, 2016, and service is now available to the public.
"In today's ever-changing ground transportation landscape, where increasing competition is driving the mass commoditization of service and the rapid contraction and consolidation of traditional providers, Carey International is in the unique position of expanding our footprint into new markets", said Gary L. Kessler, President and CEO of Carey International. "There is real demand for our Embarque product in Southeast Texas, and we look forward to working with Houston's business community to meet the needs of the modern traveler."
Embarque Houston marks the 18th location where Embarque services are offered worldwide. Utilizing a wholly owned fleet of late model fuel-efficient sedans, a carefully selected team of fully-vetted and trained professional drivers, and state-of-the-art technology, Embarque delivers a safe and modern experience for any class of business or leisure traveler. Embarque offers point-to-point transfer services, including airports, hotels, cruise ports, and convention centers and as-directed service chartered hourly.
Embarque customers have access to Carey International's proprietary technology such as its award-winning mobile app (available for iOS and Android), customer-centric website (www.embarque.com), and the Carey Connect transportation management web application (www.careyconnect.com) built exclusively for travel arrangers. Customers can start booking Embarque services in Houston via their preferred channels immediately.
About Carey International, Inc.
Carey International is the trusted leader in innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management; providing world-class service, unparalleled safety, and general peace of mind to the world's most discerning travelers since 1921. Spanning more than 1000 cities worldwide, Carey's award-winning global franchise network offers consistent standards of service and unmatched business control for both travelers and arrangers across two distinct brands.
Carey® features a world-class fleet of late-model executive and luxury vehicles, a corps of professional chauffeurs, and a full portfolio of specialized transportation logistics management services. www.carey.com
Embarque® offers smart, modern transportation utilizing a fleet of EPA SmartWay™ certified fuel-efficient vehicles and a team of professional drivers dedicated to offering a unique car service experience that raises the bar on efficiency and productivity for any class of traveler. www.embarque.com
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