Last week Europcar International CEO, Salvatore Catania was presented with a prestigious World Travel Award for ‘Car rental travel personality of the year’ at the World Travel Market in London.The award went out to 167,000 tourism and travel professionals in over 200 countries from around the world.
Catania beat off stiff competition to secure the global accolade, marching ahead of Craig Koch, Chief Executive of Hertz, Regina Sixt, President of Sixt and F. Robert Salemo, President and CEO of Avis.
The bronze trophy was presented to Salvatore Catania, on the Europcar stand at the recent World Travel Market by
Graham Cooke, President of the World Travel Awards.
“I am really delighted and honoured to receive this award, and it is a privilege for me, for Europcar and for all my team,” said Mr Catania.
“Even though this
award is a personal recognition, I’d like to share it with all the members of the Europcar community. I strongly believe that this award is the result of the great performance of Europcar and the strong commitment and dedication
of all in our organisation.”
The presentation to Mr Catania, takes Europcar’s tally of 2006 World Travel
Awards to an impressive nine in total.
Europcar was also awarded; World’s
leading leisure car rental company, Europe’s leading car hire company, Africa’s
leading car hire company, Australasia’s leading car hire company, Caribbean’s
leading car hire company, Central & Latin America’s leading car hire company,
Middle East’s leading car hire company, South America’s leading car hire
Europcar’s latest acquisition of the National and Alamo brands in Europe also gives the company another boost. For more on this story click here.
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