Tagged Travel Industry

Expedia to Purchase Orbitz Worldwide for $1.6B

Online travel agency Expedia announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Orbitz Worldwide Inc., including all of Orbitz’s brands, for $12 per share in cash. This represents an enterprise value of about $1.6 billion.

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Enterprise Recognized for Leadership at Travvy Awards

Enterprise Holdings received two top honors at the 2015 Travvy Awards Gala, including Best Domestic Car Rental Company and Most Innovative Car Rental Executive Award.

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Avis New Zealand Wins Travel Award

At a recent awards ceremony in Auckland, Avis Car Rental was honored as "Leading Rental Car Company" by readers of Travel Digest, a New Zealand travel industry magazine.

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Avis Named Rental Car Provider for Inspirato Luxury Club

Avis has announced that it has signed a new, multi-year partnership agreement with luxury destination club Inspirato. Under the partnership, Avis has been named Inspirato's exclusive rental car provider.

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CarTrawler Partners with Travel Technology Provider

CarTrawler, an online global car rental platform, has partnered with Abacus International, a travel technology provider in the Asia-Pacific region. This partnership will offer more ground transportation and chauffeur driven services to travel agents.

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Hertz Wins 3 Travel Awards

The Hertz Corp. has been named as the “Best Car Rental Company of 2014” in three travel industry awards given by Business Traveler Magazine, Global Traveler and Recommend.

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Enterprise Renews Contract with Sabre

Enterprise Holdings and Sabre Corp., a technology provider to the travel industry, have renewed a multi-year agreement to sell inventory in the Sabre global distribution system.

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Enterprise Receives ‘Most Admired’ Award

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has been recognized as the 2014 “Most Admired Car Rental Company” by readers of The Beat, a travel business newsletter.

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Tourico Holidays Expands Car Rental Network

Tourico Holidays, a travel distribution company that contracts with travel providers, has expanded its network of Direct Connect car rental partners to over 18 branded chains, which cover more than 100 countries.

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Avis Honored by NZ Travel Agents

Avis New Zealand was recognized as the “Best Rent A Car Operator” at the Travel Agents Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) awards event.

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