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Trip.com, the global travel platform, is marking its fifth anniversary as it continues its ambitious expansion plans driven by its mission to be the trusted trip companion for travellers worldwide. Since it was acquired in 2017

World Travel Awards Europe 2022 winners announced in Mallorca

World Travel Awards Europe 2022 winners announced in Mallorca

Europe’s premier travel brands have been revealed at a blockbuster gala ceremony at the new Hilton Mallorca Galatzo. The brightest stars of the hospitality industry aligned at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony 2022 to discover who amongst them had won the ultimate accolades in tourism.

U.S. Travel Commends Approval of EV Charging Network

U.S. Travel Commends Approval of EV Charging Network

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the final approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to begin construction on a nationwide network of EV charging stations:

Hertz and GM Plan Major EV Expansion

Hertz and GM Plan Major EV Expansion

Hertz and General Motors Co. today announced an agreement in which Hertz plans to order up to 175,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and BrightDrop EVs over the next five years

SIXT posts record revenues for first half 2022

SIXT posts record revenues for first half 2022

SIXT continued on its very strong growth course in the first half of 2022, despite unprecedented challenges, and increased its consolidated revenue by 59.4% to EUR1.32 billion compared to the same period last year. This represents the strongest first half in the company’s history.

Over a quarter of car hirers have experienced a hard sell at the car rental desk

Over a quarter of car hirers have experienced a hard sell at the car rental desk

Two-fifths (42%) of car hirers feel pressured by sales agents when they pick up a hire car, rising to almost half (49%) of under 34s, and more than a quarter (28%) say they have experienced a hard sell at the car rental desk, according to a new Opinium survey of hire car drivers by iCarhireinsurance.com, a leading provider of car hire excess insurance.