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Oman Air and Europcar launch loyalty partnership

Oman Air and Europcar launch loyalty partnership

Sindbad, the frequent flyer program of Oman Air, and Europcar have announced a new partnership. Sindbad Members will now be awarded with 500 miles every time they rent with Europcar. They simply need to quote their Sindbad number when booking with Europcar and present their membership card when collecting their vehicle.

Travelport signs partnership with Movida of Brazil

Travelport signs partnership with Movida of Brazil

Travelport has launched a new next-generation XML connection solution for its car rental customers and, Movida, one of the largest car rental companies in Brazil, is the first supplier to go live with this innovative new offering. This news means that all Travelport-connected travel agencies across the world can now access additional car content via the Travel Commerce Platform.

Avis launches ‘Untrending’ tool to get drivers off the beaten track

Avis launches ‘Untrending’ tool to get drivers off the beaten track

Avis Car Rental has launched Avis Untrending, an interactive tool that allows users to discover alternative locations a short drive from their chosen holiday destination. Designed to inspire travellers to explore new places, Avis Untrending offers recommendations based on Avis travel data and an ‘Untrending’ rating, which measures the number of hashtags on social media.

Flybe and Avis Budget UK enhance car rental experience

Flybe and Avis Budget UK enhance car rental experience

Flybe and Avis Budget UK have announced an enhancement to their long-standing relationship. Under the terms of the new deal Flybe customers now have the added choice of selecting a Budget car rental direct via the Flybe website as an integral part of their flight booking.

Revenues rise at Europcar in early 2016

Revenues rise at Europcar in early 2016

Europcar has announced total revenue of to €418 million for quarter one of 2016, compared to a figure of €414 million in the same period of last year. This represents an increase of 2.3 per cent at constant currency. Without petrol impact, total revenues would have evolved of 2.8 per cent at constant exchange rate.

Europcar launches hunt for Arsenal fan of the season

Europcar launches hunt for Arsenal fan of the season

As the football season draws to a close, Europcar, the official car rental partner of Arsenal Football Club is on the lookout for the team’s ‘most loyal’ fan. The fourth and final ‘Fan of the Season’ competition is looking for those fans whose dedication and unwavering support sees them cheering on their team come rain or shine.

Norwegian launches door-to-door service in UK

Norwegian launches door-to-door service in UK

Low-cost airline Norwegian has launched a new airport transfer booking tool for all UK passengers flying Norwegian. Passengers can now arrange a direct door-to-door collection and drop-off service upon arrival or departure. From today, passengers can search over 1,500 suppliers on Norwegian’s website to book airport transfers to and from Gatwick, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester airports.

Enterprise Holdings reveals significant Gulf expansion

Enterprise Holdings reveals significant Gulf expansion

Enterprise Holdings has announced the beginning of significant expansion of its brands in the Gulf Region. The move includes the addition of 29 joint National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car branch offices throughout United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Jordan – plus two Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations in Saudi Arabia.

Aston Martin joins Enterprise Rent-A-Car exotic collection

Aston Martin joins Enterprise Rent-A-Car exotic collection

Ever dreamed of getting behind the wheel of an Aston Martin DB9 or Rapide S? Starting today, Enterprise Rent-A-Car can make that dream come true. The brand has announced an agreement with Aston Martin that brings the DB9 and Rapide S sports cars to the Exotic Car Collection by Enterprise, in select locations throughout the US.

Hilton expands digital partnership with Uber

Hilton expands digital partnership with Uber

Hilton Worldwide is expanding its partnership with Uber to further bring together their respective mobile apps. Hilton HHonors members can now order an Uber straight from the HHonors app, and Uber riders can now view their hotel stay information and check-in, all accessed via the Uber app en route to their hotel.