Sixt, Expedia Deal Boosts U.S. Expansion

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Sixt has signed its first global partnership with the Expedia group, a group of online travel companies. The agreement provides Expedia, Hotwire and customers access to Sixt's car rental fleet at more than 2,000 locations across more than 100 countries, according to Sixt.

The multi-year agreement with Sixt establishes the Expedia group as a partner in Sixt’s expansion plans, says the company. Specifically, Sixt plans to extend its presence in the United States by opening both owned and franchised locations.

“With Expedia we are very pleased to have found a partner who corresponds perfectly to our ambitious growth plans, particularly in the United States,” said Erich Sixt, CEO of Sixt SE. “The cooperation with one of the world’s most important travel companies enables us to better address a wide range of travelers worldwide. ...”

“We are so pleased for the opportunity to expand our car rental offering through our long-term agreement with Sixt,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, president and CEO of the Expedia Group. “In partnering with Sixt, we can better serve our customers across the globe with a large premium car rental fleet and great service — a winning combination.”

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