Car Rental News

WTM 2017: Europcar adds Range Rover Velar to Selection fleet

WTM 2017: Europcar adds Range Rover Velar to Selection fleet

Europcar UK is giving UK motorists more driving choice as it adds the Range Rover Velar to its Selection vehicle fleet. Marking the addition of this premium motoring experience from Range Rover for leisure and business travellers, Europcar will be featuring the Velar in the Activation Zone at World Travel Market.

Travelport signs global partnership with Hertz

Travelport signs global partnership with Hertz

Travelport has announced a new agreement with Hertz Corporation that gives Travelport’s online, offline, and corporate customers access to the car rental company’s full worldwide inventory of rental vehicle rates.

Abu Dhabi Airports doubles VIP vehicle fleet

Abu Dhabi Airports doubles VIP vehicle fleet

Abu Dhabi Airports’ VIP Terminal has taken delivery of five new BMW M760Li vehicles from Abu Dhabi Motors. This has doubled the current fleet of luxury vehicles at the VIP Terminal in Abu Dhabi International Airport to ten luxury BMW’s in addition to a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Avis Budget Group expands IAG partnership

Avis Budget Group expands IAG partnership

Avis Budget Group and International Airlines Group have renewed and expanded their global partnership. As part of the exclusive multi-year deal, Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental will be the only car rental brands available for booking through British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express.

Corinthia Palace Hotel prepares for Mdina Grand Prix in Malta

Corinthia Palace Hotel prepares for Mdina Grand Prix in Malta

Priceless rare and classic cars will take to the roads of Malta next week in a four-day annual celebration of vintage four-wheeled vehicles. The 2017 Malta Classic takes place October 5th-8th with over 70 pre-1976 cars taking part in hill climb, static shows and motorsport events.

New European leadership for Hertz

New European leadership for Hertz

Hertz Europe has announced that Francis Waddington has been appointed as vice president, Europe, and Rafael Girona has been named vice president, field operations and customer experience. Girona and Waddington report directly to Michel Taride, group president, Hertz International.

de Thé appointed public affairs director at Europcar

de Thé appointed public affairs director at Europcar

Europcar Group has announced the appointment of Jehan de Thé to the role of public affairs director for the group. In his new role, 52-years-old de Thé will seek to develop the group’s public affairs strategy with the main objective to promote the group’s expertise in the new mobility markets and to be the link with the public institutions.

Hertz appoints new sales agents in India and Vietnam

Hertz appoints new sales agents in India and Vietnam

Hertz has appointed Discover the World and InterGlobe Air Transport as general sales agents for Vietnam and selected India markets respectively. The organisations will promote Hertz’s products and services around the globe to domestic travel trade partners, corporate customers and leisure travellers.

TfL brands Uber unfit to operate in London

TfL brands Uber unfit to operate in London

Transport for London has informed Uber that it will not be issued with a private hire operator licence after expiry of its current licence on September 30th. The decision means as many as 40,000 Uber operated cars could be removed from the city’s streets in little over a week.