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Ancillary Growth Continues In 2016

Ancillary Growth Continues In 2016 CarTrawler and IdeaWorksCompany are projecting that airline ancillary revenue will reach $67.4 billion worldwide in 2016. The CarTrawler Worldwide Estimate of Ancillary Revenue represents a nearly 200% increase from the 2010 figure of $22.6 billion, which was the first year for the ancillary... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, News, Trends & Research

All Quiet On The Biz Travel Front

AmEx GBT Forecast Calls For Subdued Growth In 2017

All Quiet On The Biz Travel Front In its newly released Global Business Travel Forecast for 2017, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) says that after an uneven 2016 that saw only limited increases in overall pricing, the business travel outlook for next year looks to be similarly subdued, with flat to moderate rate... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Hotels, News, Trends & Research

A Mad ‘Dash For Rewards’

A Mad ‘Dash For Rewards’ The Agent Gold Rewards “Dash for Rewards” promotion has begun at Hertz, Thrifty Car Rental and Dollar Rent-a-Car – offering agents additional opportunities to earn more points than ever before. Through Dec. 31, the “Dash for Rewards” campaign provides agents enrolled in the Agent... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Car Rental

Start Your Engines

Hotels.com, CarTrawler Launch New Partnership

Start Your Engines CarTrawler and Hotels.com have unveiled details of a new partnership that will allow their partners to sell car hire, private transfers and now hotels through the direct implementation of CarTrawler’s existing technology platform – which is already used by 95 airlines and 2,000 travel... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, Hotels, News, Technology

VIA Rail, Discount Expand Partnership

VIA Rail, Discount Expand Partnership VIA Rail Canada and Discount Car and Truck Rentals, an official rental car partner of VIA, will soon be providing even more of VIA's customers with a seamless travel connection option when they arrive at the train station. QuickCar white-blue-and-green branded rental kiosks will be installed... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News, Rail

Car Rental Pricing at Par

Car Rental Pricing at Par TravelBrands is offering up to 35% savings on all car rentals (Hertz, Thrifty, Dollar) booked for US and Canada rentals through May 17. “Our goal is to give our travel agent partners the tools necessary to close that sale. With the dollar being what it is, the 35% reduction is better than... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, Specials, Tour Operators

ACTA, Enterprise Holdings Launch Partnership

ACTA, Enterprise Holdings Launch Partnership ACTA (Association of Canadian Travel Agencies) and Enterprise Holdings Inc. have joined forces in a partnership that sees Enterprise as ACTA's car rental partner of choice. Through this partnership, ACTA and Enterprise Holdings will advocate on issues of mutual interest and support each... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News

National Partners With Nissan

National Partners With Nissan National Car Rental is getting set to offer customers exclusive access to the all-new 2016 Nissan Maxima. This partnership will bring the Nissan Maxima to National Car Rental locations across Canada beginning this month. “At National Car Rental, we are proud to offer exclusive driving... more ›
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Competition Bureau Takes Action Against Avis, Budget

Competition Bureau Takes Action Against Avis, Budget The Competition Bureau of Canada said yesterday (March 11, 2015) that it is taking action against what it considers to be deceptive marketing practices by two of Canada's largest rental car companies – Aviscar and Budgetcar and their parent company, Avis Budget Group Inc. In an application... more ›
Posted in Car Rental, News

Auto Europe Rewards Agents

Auto Europe Rewards Agents Auto Europe is extending its “One Free Day of Car Rental for Travel Agents” awards program with every client booking in 2015. These Free Day Coupons can be redeemed for car rental services for the agent’s personal use in Europe or redeemed against any current promotion that Auto Europe... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Car Rental
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