Articles tagged “car rental”

Startups

Travel Startups Raised $358 Million Last Week, the Most Since January

Fewer than 10 travel startups have raised at least $100 million so far this year.

Travel Startups Raised $358 Million Last Week, the Most Since January

Airlines

Facial Recognition Check-In Coming Soon at More Indian Airports

Prior to the rollout of DigiYatra for international travel, it will be imperative to address privacy concerns. Airports will need to strike a balance between security and individual privacy rights.

Facial Recognition Check-In Coming Soon at More Indian Airports

Startups

Car Rental App Kyte Raises $60 Million

Kyte wants to simplify car rentals, while yet another short-term rental platform, this time in Germany, raises millions.

Car Rental App Kyte Raises $60 Million

Business Travel

CWT Adds More Green Travel Options to Corporate Booking App

Travelers’ habits are changing, so corporate booking tools need to reflect that too. CWT’s relaunch is timely when people aspire to be kinder to the planet when they travel.

CWT Adds More Green Travel Options to Corporate Booking App

Business Travel

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Avis could learn a few things from Hertz's strategy of investing in tech and operations.

Hertz Rises Where Avis Falls in Crowded Landscape for Rides

Business Travel

European Car Rentals May Be More Affordable in 2020 Due to Economic Slowdown

Car rental companies are desperate to raise rates, but the reality is that reduced demand due to ridesharing and an expected slowdown will keep prices from rising significantly in 2020. This is good news for companies and vacationers alike.

European Car Rentals May Be More Affordable in 2020 Due to Economic Slowdown

Ground Transport

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit

Business still isn't great for Hertz or Avis, but at least they aren't hurting as much anymore. The next few quarters will prove whether they can burst out of a multiyear slump or will continue to muddle forward.

Business Travel

The Future of Car Rental Is Mobile-First

Making the car rental experience more pleasant requires making cars available where business travelers actually are, along with allowing them to digitally customize their ride.

The Future of Car Rental Is Mobile-First

Ground Transport

Avis and Hertz Chart Their Futures After Yet Another Comeback

Car rental companies are looking to become transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft, while also renting cars to drivers of those ridesharing services. But first, they need to bring their core business back on track.

Avis and Hertz Chart Their Futures After Yet Another Comeback

Business Travel

Avis Brings Data Insights to Ground Transportation

Travel managers armed with relevant data are better at their jobs. The more travel companies can do to help them find meaningful insights the better.

Avis Brings Data Insights to Ground Transportation