Rental Operations

There are many rental operations factors that go into running a car rental company effectively and efficiently. This channel covers all rental operations including vehicle cleaning and maintenance, marketing, training, franchising, front line performance, operator profiles and car sharing.

Survey: Driving Tops Flying for Spring Travel

This spring, two-thirds of travelers are planning to drive to their destinations rather than flying, according to a new survey by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.


Car2go Names New CEO

Carsharing company car2go has named Paul DeLong as its new president and CEO. DeLong has served as the company’s chief marketing officer since 2009.


Hertz Appoints Two Revenue Management Leaders

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. has announced two new revenue management leaders: Scot Hornick as executive vice president, revenue management and Charles Vuono as vice president, revenue management.


Budget Upgrades Website to Improve Customer Experience

To provide a better customer experience, Budget Car Rental has announced website enhancements, including a "Get a Receipt" section, a more user-friendly calendar and a "My Activity" landing page.


U-Save Opens at Newark Airport

Franchise Services of North America Inc. (FSNA) has announced the opening of a U-Save Car & Truck Rental location at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport.


Avis and Aeroplan Celebrate 30-Year Partnership

In honor of Avis’ partnership with the Canadian loyalty program Aeroplan, the companies have launched a contest, which will reward the winner with a Lincoln MKC for a year and 10 runners-up with 30,000 Aeroplan Miles.


National, Alamo Brands Expand to Australia, New Zealand

Enterprise Holdings has appointed Redspot, an Australian-based car rental company, as its franchise partner in Australia and New Zealand. National and Alamo brands will begin operating later this year in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.


Avis Adds Yaris Hybrid to London Fleet

Avis has started to add the first of its Yaris Hybrid fleet to its London locations, including at Heathrow and Stansted airports.


Avis Launches Prestige Showroom in Hong Kong

Avis has opened its first Avis Prestige showroom in Hong Kong. Avis Prestige features luxury rentals such as Bentley, Porsche and Tesla.


Enterprise Opens at Edinburgh Railway Station

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has opened a new branch at Scotland’s Edinburgh Waverley railway station. This new location will serve customers arriving on the train.


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