DTAG Extends Expedia Relationship

TULSA, Okla. and BELLEVUE, Wash., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. announced it has extended its relationship with Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company. Under the long-term agreement, Expedia.com, Hotwire.com and Carrentals.com will continue to offer Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental as preferred car rental brands.

"We are delighted to extend our long-term relationship with Expedia, Inc. so that our value-oriented, leisure brands will continue to be available to a vast audience of discerning customers around the world," said Scott Thompson, president and CEO of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. "Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental are leaders in the value car rental space, and Expedia is the world's largest online travel company, making for an ideal match. We think our brands are a great fit for Expedia's customers who understand and appreciate our value proposition."

"We are pleased to continue offering Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental options to travelers across the globe," said Greg Schulze, senior vice president of global tour and transport for Expedia. "Dollar Thrifty is a valuable supplier to Expedia's car rental offerings."

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