The Hertz Corp. entered a new agreement with Qatar Airways to provide the airline's customers with a new online platform for booking Hertz vehicles. The online site will offer full global rental options, as well as the ability to book Hertz rentals in either local or destination currency.
After finalizing a rental on www.qatarairways.com, members of the Qatar Airways loyalty program Privilege Club will earn 500 “Qmiles.” Exclusive year-round Hertz promotions will also be available to general passengers and Privilege Club members when booking through the online channels.
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker expects the launch of the website to generate more business for both companies as it is “an additional service option which provides ease, flexibility and convenience to book rental cars with Hertz. In addition, Privilege Club members have even more options for taking advantage of Hertz promotions for short breaks or holidays year-round.”
The two companies have worked together the past three years to link Hertz’s 8,500 locations in 150 countries with Qatar’s fleet of 106 aircrafts traveling to more than 100 destinations.
Effective March 18, John F. North III will join the company as chief financial officer.