During the 2012 World Travel Awards ceremony held in New Delhi, India, Europcar, the leading car rental company, received for the first time the Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award and was awarded for the fourth time World’s Leading Car Hire, World’s Leading Green Transport Solution Company and World’s Leading Leisure Car Rental Company.
The World Travel Awards are considered the “Oscars of the travel industry”, with 213,000 industry professionals voting for the best company in each category in seven regions of the world.
World Travel Award aims at encouraging word-class competition, stimulating innovation and creativity and ensuring that travellers receive the best possible service.
“We are very honoured to be rewarded with these new World Travel Awards.
“They come as an illustration of our new brand promise Moving your Way which conveys our total commitment to the customer and to shaping a better future for customers’ mobility,” said Marcus Bernhardt, chief commercial officer of Europcar group.
Europcar has already been rewarded several times throughout 2012.
Europcar is the leader in car rental services in Europe.
Present in 140 countries, the company provides customers with access to the world’s largest vehicle rental network through its own operations, franchisees and partnerships.
With 6,500 employees committed to delivering customer satisfaction and an average fleet of 190,000 vehicles, Europcar is conscious of its corporate citizenship responsibilities.
Winner of the first World Travel Award recognizing the World’s Leading Green Transport Solutions Company, Europcar also was honoured with the Award in 2010 and 2011.
Europcar is owned by Eurazeo, one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe.