WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 /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 is opening an operation to provide premium Carey transportation services in the Houston metropolitan area. Carey Limousine Houston, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Carey International, Inc., commenced service for existing customers on November 4, 2016, and is now expanding its service offerings to the public.
"As the fourth largest city in the US, Houston stands as another significant hub in our collection of international business centers in which Carey International operates," said Gary L. Kessler, President and CEO of Carey International. "We look forward to working with Houston's business travel community to provide Carey's signature ground transportation solutions in Southeast Texas and in the more than 1000 other cities in which we operate."
Carey Houston specializes in executive and leisure transportation, and offers point-to-point transfer services, including airports, hotels, cruise ports, and convention centers, as-directed service chartered hourly and city-to-city service for those who wish to avoid air travel.
In addition, Carey Houston provides specialized ground transportation logistics management services, including group transportation for meetings and events, private aviation ground transport services to private airfields, FBOs, and regional/municipal airports, and one-on-one road show transportation management.
Carey also highlights its global standards for safety with a corps of Professional Carey Chauffeurs who are fully-vetted and trained and must pass criminal background checks, continuous random screening for drug and alcohol use, as well as quarterly reviews of their driving records.
The Carey fleet consists of late-model executive and luxury sedans and SUVs for individual transportation as well as a diverse collection of stretch limousines, vans, minibuses and motorcoaches. All Carey vehicles are held to strict maintenance and subjected to frequent safety and presentation inspections by local management.
Carey customers have access to Carey International's proprietary technology such as its award-winning mobile app (available for iOS and Android), customer-centric web site (www.carey.com), and the Carey Connect transportation management web application (www.careyconnect.com) built exclusively for travel arrangers.
Customers can start booking Carey 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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