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Hertz and Traveldoo Sign New Partnership

Traveldoo and Hertz announce that they have teamed to enable their corporate customers save more trough a direct online reservation channel.
Traveldoo solutions which act as single online travel services shopping venues for businesses will now empower corporate customers with the ability to hire cars directly with Hertz. This high-quality direct connection will provide clients with access to higher quality information, translating into more convenience for travellers and travel arrangers. Clients will also be offered online booking of advanced services such as car delivery and collection at the location of their choice (e.g.: office, site…).

Traveldoo solutions will link directly with Hertz’s reservation system, Excalibur, using Hertz’s latest interface, based on XML messaging and utilising the OpenTravel? Alliance (OTA) specifications.

“Pursuing our strategy to build the most effective channels between end-customers and their suppliers, we are very pleased to partner with Hertz to deliver better processes and even more savings to joint clients” said Olivier Mindren, Vice President, Marketing, Traveldoo.

“The travel industry is changing rapidly and Hertz is increasing its flexibility to be able to address emerging demands. ÊThis association with Traveldoo will help us to offer an unparalleled service to our customers” said Bill Jones, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Hertz.

The direct connection will be available in March 2005 to large organisations through Traveldoo Enterprise? and to small and mid-sized companies through online travel agencies using Traveldoo Portal?.