CIRE Travel’s Five Favorite Urban Wellness Hotels

CIRE works with a collection of properties that cater to executives who value luxury and wellness-centered services and amenities. From fitness programs and spa treatments to lifestyle-specific healthy, gluten-free and vegan menus, business travelers have more options than ever to stay centered during hectic work weeks.

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Now, This is What We Call Corporate Wellness

Day spas outnumber Starbucks in the U.S. Apps like Soothe and Zeel deliver, on demand, a licensed massage therapist to a home, office or hotel room within an hour. A growing number of spas and hotels focus on “silence.” Wellness isn’t just for weekends anymore, it’s essential during the work week with more people taking a proactive approach to their health and well-being.

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Help Us Help Food Bank For New York City

In partnership with Tzell, CIRE Travel will donate one item of food for every ticket we issue for the month of June in honor of Tzell’s fifth annual Day of Giving, Thursday, July 13.

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CIRE Travel’s, Eric Hrubant, Talks to the New York Times About European Travel Deals

By now, everyone has heard that thanks to a strong dollar, now is the time to book a dream European summer vacation. In the April 30, 2017 Sunday edition of the New York Times, Chief Travel Planning Officer and owner of CIRE Travel, Eric Hrubant was quoted in the article, “A Bounty of Europe Travel Deals.” Hrubant notes that many of his clients travel to London and other European cities.

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“Trusty travel agent,” Eric Hrubant, Credited for Bursting the Online Travel Review Bubble

Skift columnist, Colin Nagy, encourages readers to break through the travel recommendation bubble with a trusty human travel agent. Nagy credits Hrubant and his CIRE Travel team for letting him in on one of Jakarta, India’s best kept secret hotels.

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If Santa Had a Travel Advisor, He’d Choose CIRE Travel

Santa’s itinerary isn’t the only one we check twice. This holiday season, CIRE’s travel elves are busy behind the scenes, watching over our clients’ travel plans. And, we wouldn’t have it any other way.

Wishing you the happiest of holidays and smooth travels…:

The CIRE Travel Advisors

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Where Can You Find the Best Hotel Rates?

We’ll give you a hint. It’s not with an online booking site. And it’s not booking directly through the hotel’s website. You can get the best hotel rate through your corporate or personal travel agency. Not only will you receive the best rate, as well as perks that you couldn’t get via booking websites or even from the hotels in many cases.

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Luxe Getaways Magazine Features Eric Hrubant, CIRE Travel President, in Inaugural Issue

When should you use a travel agent? To answer this timely question on the minds of so many corporate and leisure travelers today, Luxe Getaways published an informative article that spells out the reasons.

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Our Favorite Hotels, Restaurants and Things to Do in Dubai

Ganesh (or Ganesha) is one of Hinduism’s most recognized deities and is the remover of obstacles. If ever a time calls for removing obstacles, it’s while traveling. CIRE Travel’s president, Eric Hrubant, takes his Ganesh on every trip and faces it toward the hotel room’s door. The personal detail that the Waldorf Astoria staff took with creating a shrine for Eric’s Ganesh is just one of many memorable travel moments during his recent trip to Dubai.

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Abu Dhabi Travel: Where to Stay, Where to Eat and What to Do

Regardless of whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, you want to make the most of your time in Abu Dhabi. Rather than trial and error (which inevitably can lead to regrets and missed opportunities), CIRE’s travel planners steer you in the right direction – from the best hotels, to the best places to eat with your family or impress a client, and what to do.

The best recommendations come from personal experience, so CIRE Travel’s president, Eric Hrubant, returned to Abu Dhabi to “practice what he preaches.” The trip’s goals were two-fold: reconnect with CIRE’s partners and clients in the UAE and discover the places and activities well worth your time.

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