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Cathay Pacific launches Hertz Rent A Car partnership

Cathay Pacific launches Hertz Rent A Car partnership

Cathay Pacific has signed a new partnership with Hertz Global, which sees the car rental company become the airline’s exclusive online car rental service provider. As a result, Marco Polo Club members are eligible to receive complimentary car class upgrades.

Europcar Group acquires Irish subsidiary

Europcar Group acquires Irish subsidiary

Europcar Group has confirmed the acquisition of its Irish franchisee, one of its biggest in terms of revenue. Through this acquisition, the group extends its corporate network from nine to ten countries, benefiting from strong leisure flows coming from all its subsidiaries, and strengthens its mobility footprint with the acquisition of the car rental and car sharing activities.

UK government unveils £3bn in road infrastructure spending

UK government unveils £3bn in road infrastructure spending

Towns and cities across the UK are set to benefit from £3 billion worth of investment on improving roads in a boost for motorists, according to new plans for the government. It is hoped the investment will lead to quicker and safer journeys and help to build a stronger economy by linking people with jobs, businesses with customers.

Parot steps up to chief executive role with Europcar

Parot steps up to chief executive role with Europcar

Europcar Group’s supervisory board today announced the appointment of Caroline Parot as chief executive officer, effective immediately. She succeeds Philippe Germond, with a mandate to accelerate the implementation of the group’s strategy of becoming a leader in global mobility solutions.