Enterprise Curacao Franchisee Celebrates 40 Years

Back row (l to r): Peter Smith, vice president of global franchising; Pam Nicholson, CEO and president; Andrew Taylor, executive chairman; Isidro Loaiza, regional director of Latin America and Caribbean; Don Ross, vice chairman; Front Row (l to r): Sabine Aengenendt-Hart, general manager of Curacao franchise; Bert Aengenendt, senior manager of Curacao franchise
Back row (l to r): Peter Smith, vice president of global franchising; Pam Nicholson, CEO and president; Andrew Taylor, executive chairman; Isidro Loaiza, regional director of Latin America and Caribbean; Don Ross, vice chairman; Front Row (l to r): Sabine Aengenendt-Hart, general manager of Curacao franchise; Bert Aengenendt, senior manager of Curacao franchise

Enterprise Holdings’ franchisee in Curacao is celebrating its 40th year of business.

The franchise now represents all three of the Enterprise brands (National Car Rental, Alamo Rent A Car, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car) — the Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand just went live on Sept. 13, according to Isidro Loaiza, regional director of Latin America and Caribbean for Enterprise Holdings.

The franchise has several rental locations on the island of Curacao, including the airport and at many of the hotels.

Forty years ago, Richard Hart bought the National Car Rental franchise airport location. “He started the company with 12 old vehicles at the Curacao airport location,” said Loaiza. “He then refreshed his fleet and hired a general manager from a car rental competitor. Today, Hart is one of the leaders of the car rental market in Curacao.”

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Five Business Model Trends for 2017

As new forms of mobility take flight, the borders with traditional car rental are starting to erode.

Are Commercial Drone Deliveries Eminent in the U.S.?

Amazon just delivered its first package by drone in England. Will U.S. delivery fleets be able to take advantage soon?

Autonomous Vehicles and the Changing Role of the Fleet Manager

With fewer drivers and substantially longer fleet lifecycles, fleet managers will pivot to new job functions.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.