Mineta San José International Airport and Uber make safe ridesharing at the Airport even easier

New pilot rideshare technology increases efficiency, safety, convenience San José, Calif.–, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With passenger traffic showing signs of improvement, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) has partnered with Uber to make safe ridesharing at the Airport even easier. Travelers departing the Airport are finding that their wait times have been… Read the full press release

dnata adds Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental to its car rental portfolio

dnata expands partnership with The Hertz Corporation Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the largest travel management companies in the Middle East, has expanded its car rental portfolio by adding the quality services of Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental to its offering. Both brands are part of… Read the full press release

CVG reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility

Erlanger, Ky., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (February 26, 2020), the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), in partnership with Messer Construction Co., reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility. The highest beam was put into place topping off the Customer Service Building – the first of three structures making up… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces new cooperation agreement with SRS Investment Management

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) (the “Company”) today (Feb. 24, 2020) announced that it has entered into a new cooperation agreement with SRS Investment Management, LLC (“SRS”), the Company’s largest shareholder. The terms of the new approximately two-year cooperation agreement include the appointment of Jagdeep Pahwa,… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group welcomes Bernardo Hees to its Board of Directors

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) (the “Company”) today (Feb. 10, 2020) announced that Bernardo Hees has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) and named Independent Chairman of the Board and Chair of the Board’s Executive Committee, effective immediately. Over the last 15… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces partnership with Rentalcars.com

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline today (28 Jan) announced it has partnered with Rentalcars.com, the leading online car rental service, to offer its travellers the best rates on the world’s largest choice of car rental inventory. By integrating Rentalcars.com’s platform across its Group Airlines, Ryanair is using the… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces a new agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to connect more than 22,000 Fiat vehicles in Avis Budget Group’s European fleet

Customers of Avis Budget Group renting FCA vehicles in Europe will soon find it easier to pick up and return their vehicles, allowing them to manage their entire rental experience digitally and enabling lock/unlock technology.   More than 22,000 connected Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Lancia cars and Fiat Professional LCV’s  are projected to be added… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group appoints Joe Ferraro as Interim Chief Executive Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Dec. 30, 2019) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joe Ferraro, President, Americas, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Ferraro’s appointment reflects the previously announced departure at year-end of Larry De Shon, President and Chief… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group surpasses 200,000 connected car threshold globally

Connected fleet offers trifecta of benefits: operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and new revenue models PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group announced today (Dec. 16, 2019) that it has surpassed the 200,000 connected car threshold globally, a significant marker on its journey to fully connecting its fleet of more than 600,000… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces launch of the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service

Bristol, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A brand-new scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport that can help passengers earn money while they travel, the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service. Car & Away is a peer-to-peer car sharing service which allows car owners to rent out their vehicle while on holiday. Launched originally in… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings recognized by Best in Biz Awards International and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for its environmental stewardship

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings – which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands – has been recognized by Best in Biz Awards International as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation for its environmental stewardship. Best in Biz Awards 2019 International is the only global business awards… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group names Keith Rankin as President of the International region

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, the leading global provider of mobility solutions, has recently appointed Keith Rankin as President of the International region, which includes Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Before his appointment, Keith was chief executive for the automotive division at Barloworld… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces planned departure of President and CEO Larry De Shon

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (May 28, 2019 ) announced the planned departure of President and Chief Executive Officer Larry De Shon after a 13-year career with the Company. Mr. De Shon will remain in his current positions until his successor has been named and will… Read the full press release

Oakwood announces its second Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Australia

SINGAPORE, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments (“Mapletree”), today (MAY 2, 2019 ) announced its second Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Australia located in Melbourne’s South East city of Dandenong. Opening in 2021, this iconic development, as part of Barnes Capital’s Spectra building, will transform the city skyline and… Read the full press release

CDA, Enterprise, and Hertz to host an Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair on Tuesday, April 30

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz, is hosting an Airport Rental Car (RAC) Supplier Diversity Outreach Vendor Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. The CDA is joining with nearly 40 other airports nationwide in an effort to… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

Executive Club members have the chance to collect 100% bonus Avios to celebrate British Airways’ 100th year celebration

Promotion applies across all routes and cabins Members who book and complete six qualifying flights also receive a bonus 2,019 Avios LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In its centenary year, British Airways is running a promotion giving its Executive Club Members the chance to collect 100 per cent more (double) Avios when they… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces partnership with Uber

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Getting to and from the Auckland Airport is key to any travellers’ journey and the formalising of arrangements between Uber and the airport will deliver a streamlined experience for Kiwi travellers and visitors alike. From Wednesday March 20, a dedicated rideshare area will be available at both… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group welcomes John F. North III as Chief Financial Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Feb. 19, 2019) announced that, effective March 18, 2019, John F. North III will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. North will oversee all financial aspects of the Company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, tax, internal audit,… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group provides corporate travel managers insight into their program’s performance thru new online portal Business Intelligence

New customer portal provides corporate travel managers with full transparency to rental behavior to save costs and better manage the rental program PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Feb. 19, 2019 ) announced Business Intelligence (BI), an online portal complete with rental summary dashboards, rich visualizations and detailed reports… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings to acquire an innovative managed-travel technology platform Deem

ST. LOUIS, Country, 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings today (Jan. 17, 2019) announced its intent to acquire San Francisco-based Deem – an innovative managed-travel technology platform that includes Deem Work Fource and Deem Ground Work, a suite of online booking and travel technology products for business travelers, travel managers, travel-management companies and suppliers. More than 50,000 corporate customers and the… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group to equip 50,000 vehicles with Continental’s enhanced Key as a Service (KaaS) technology

Strengthens Avis Budget Group’s resolve to achieve full fleet connectivity Expands secure and seamless vehicle access to more markets in the United States; introduces service in Europe PARSIPPANY, N.J. and SAN JOSE, Calif., 2019-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) and Continental today ( Jan. 07, 2019) announced that they have expanded their partnership…. Read the full press release

British Airways: Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018

Collect double Avios up until Sunday December 23, 2018 Avios can be collected from online shopping through British Airways Avios eStore Customers can redeem Avios for flights and upgrades as well as hotels and car hire LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Shoppers often aim to avoid last minute Christmas shopping however this year they… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings honors 17 automotive auction partners with its 2018 Auction Achievement Awards

ST. LOUIS, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings, the world’s largest car rental provider, is honoring 17 automotive auction partners from across the U.S. with its 2018 Auction Achievement Awards. The annual program recognizes Enterprise Holdings’ auto auction partners for their exceptional services and support efforts to remarket the company’s late-model, low-mileage, well-maintained rental and fleet… Read the full press release

Enterprise continues to honor its military heritage by providing opportunities to the men and women who have served our country

ST. LOUIS, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As the United States commemorates Veterans Day, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is showing its support of the military through its focus on three key areas – recruitment and hiring, local operations and community relations – reaffirming its ongoing commitment to our nation’s armed forces. Enterprise’s commitment to the military goes back six decades…. Read the full press release

All car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting this Wednesday, October 31, 2018, all car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location. The new Multi Modal Facility (MMF) consolidates the airport’s rental car operations into a sleek, modern facility that will improve the experience and level of service for all rental car users at O’Hare. The facility will serve both large and small market operators,… Read the full press release

More than 35,000 Ford Motor Company vehicles to connect in Avis Budget Group’s U.S. fleet

Customers renting Ford Motor Company vehicles from Avis Budget Group’s U.S. fleet soon will find it easier to receive and return their vehicles More than 35,000 Ford vehicles in the Avis Budget Group fleet are projected to be digitally connected by summer 2019 as both companies make strides toward connectivity goals PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-29 —… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward adds new car rental partner, Avis Car Rental

Fornebu, Norway, 2018-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Reward, the loyalty programme of Norwegian, is continuing its growth by adding a new car rental partner, Avis Car Rental. The new partnership will allow Reward members to earn points towards cheaper and free Norwegian flights when booking car rental at destinations around the world at www.norwegianreward.com Norwegian… Read the full press release

Avis launches promotion that lets customers earn a rental day reward after every two rentals

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis today (October 11, 2018) announced “Drive Free,” a promotion that lets customers earn a rental day reward after every two rentals. Drive Free runs through February 28, 2019 and is open to members of Avis Preferred, the Company’s express rental program. To earn a rental day reward,… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces mobility partnership with Brightline

Company to make Avis and Zipcar vehicles available at train stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to enable last-mile connectivity PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (October 4, 2018) announced a mobility partnership with Brightline, the nation’s only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger… Read the full press release