Avis Named Best Business Car Rental Company at 2010 World Travel Awards

For the fifth consecutive year, travel professionals across the world named Avis Rent A Car the "World's Leading Business Car Rental Company" at the 2010 World Travel Awards.

The World Travel Awards honor companies for excellence in employee and customer satisfaction, business performance, product expansion, innovation and creativity.

Travel professionals also praised Avis at the World Travel Awards as "North America's Leading Car Hire," for the fifth year in a row, and the "Caribbean's Leading Car Hire," for the third consecutive year. Avis was also named the winner in the following categories: World's Luxury Car Rental, North America's Luxury Car Hire, South America's Leading Car Hire, Mexico and Central America's Leading Car Hire, Europe's Leading Business Car Rental Company, the Middle East's Leading Business Car Rental Company, Asia's Leading Car Hire, Australasia's Leading Business Car Hire, the Indian Ocean's Leading Car Hire and Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company.

Graham Cooke, president and founder of the World Travel Awards, said: "We are committed to raising the standards of customer service and overall business performance throughout the industry. Votes were cast by more than 180,000 travel professionals around the world and Avis has again been hailed the best."

"Travel professionals hear on a daily basis what our customers have to say about their rental experience and whether we are meeting or exceeding expectations," said Tom Gartland, executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer care for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis Rent A Car. "We appreciate this recognition, which is a testament to our employees' 'We try harder' spirit to deliver a consistently enjoyable and stress-free rental experience."

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