Etihad Airways and Sixt, an international mobility service provider, have announced a new partnership to provide airport transfers to passengers globally. The new service covers various car categories from limousines to SUVs - all operated by professional chauffeurs.
Amadeus has announced a new agreement with the Hertz Corporation to provide travel agencies and travellers around the world access to the car rental company’s full inventory across its Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands.
Avis Budget Group has signed an agreement with Ford Commercial Solutions to connect approximately 14,000 vehicles to its European fleet. Connected vehicles allow Avis customers to manage their entire rental experience through the Avis mobile app.
Europcar Mobility Group UK has signed a new partnership to help its Europcar car rental brand reach a wider audience in the next couple of years. The new partnership will see Europcar become the official car and van rental partner for Fulham Football Club for the next two seasons.
Avis Budget Group has launched a new, pay per kilometre, mobility brand in Italy: Smile Rent. The low-cost, 100 per cent self-serve brand is the latest addition to the mobility giant’s expanding portfolio in southern Europe.
Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah will offer holidaymakers a once-in-a-lifetime driving opportunity this winter. Guests at the property will be invited to a one-off weekend of luxury driving on November 2nd-3rd, in partnership with Aston Martin.
The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority and Careem have announced the launch of a taxi e-hailing service under a joint venture.
Hertz Europe has announced that customers of Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty can now rent a car using a valid debit card in a host of countries across Europe. Recent Mastercard research shows that people are increasingly using their debit card.
New for the British summer season, the Lanesborough has introduced its new fleet of supercars, offering guests the chance to explore London and the surrounding counties in one of the new high-performance vehicles
Volkswagen has made a first move into e-mobility with the public launch of its WeShare operation in Berlin. The service will offer a fleet of 1,500 e-Golfs, with 500 e-up! cars to be added in a few months.
Europcar Mobility Group has appointed José Blanco as new managing director for its low-cost business unit. He will also step up as a member of the executive committee.
Hertz has unveiled My Hertz Weekend, a flexible new monthly car subscription service which gives customers access to a car every weekend. The new service, starting in Italy, allows Hertz customers to choose between three sizes of car – small, medium or large – knowing that they can use a vehicle in the selected category every weekend of the month.