Hertz UK has launched a full rental service from Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, becoming the only car rental company to have fleet available at the airport’s North Terminal. Hertz customers landing at the North Terminal will no longer need to take the inter-terminal shuttle to the South Terminal to collect their vehicle.
Hertz Europe has launched Hertz Driver Services powered by Blacklane. During this first stage of the service’s international rollout, Hertz’s customers in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Spain and the UK can easily book reliable ground transportation to complement their car rental in more than 250 cities and 500 airports worldwide.
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.
Hertz has appointed Kathryn Marinello as president and chief executive. She will take up the roles on January 3rd next year, as John Tague retires from the company.
Sunil Kumar, general Manager, Hertz, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the development of the car rental sector in the Middle East and the title the brand picked up at the World Travel Awards.
Hertz and AccorHotels have partnered to provide Le Club AccorHotels’ members with special car rental offers, including exclusive benefits, globally. With this partnership, Hertz expands its presence across key global markets. The partner agreement runs until March 2019.
Hertz Global Holdings will continue to serve as the official car rental partner for Disneyland Paris for a further five years, following a recent renewal agreement. Hertz renews its car rental partner agreement with Disneyland Paris for a further five years
Ceetiz, an international online booking platform for tourist and leisure activities, and Hertz, one of the world’s leading car rental brands, have established an exclusive commercial partnership. The partnership enables Hertz customers to book thousands of activities in more than 200 destinations around the world from hertz.ceetiz.com in the language and currency of their choice.
David Rowlands has been appointed general manager for Hertz UK, reporting directly to Rafael Girona, senior general manager Region North, Hertz International. He replaces Neil Cunningham - who, after 19 successful years in the company, has decided to pursue a new career opportunity.
Five major car rental companies have agreed to significantly review how they treat consumers thanks to a joint action from the European Commission and national enforcement authorities. Citizens will benefit from more clarity on insurance policies and tank refuelling options, more fairness when handling damages, and more price transparency.
The Hertz Corporation has said that, despite lengthy discussions regarding a contractual dispute, it has ended its car hire agreement with Ryanair. The rental giant alleges Ryanair’s agreement with GDS distribution companies represents a breach of contract, a claim Ryanair disputes.