Articles tagged “car rentals”

Online Travel

Uber Seeks Tech Advantage in Car Rental Search as Demand Spikes for Road Trips

Uber has added a search feature for traditional car rental to its app in a few markets. Travelers will need every tool they can find in the hunt for affordable rental cars in many markets this summer.

Uber Seeks Tech Advantage in Car Rental Search as Demand Spikes for Road Trips
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New Guide Provides Roadmap to Travel Recovery in a Post-Pandemic World

In March 2020, Covid-19 became the biggest disruptor in modern travel. Now, six months on, international borders are slowly starting to reopen, and travelers are eager to return to some normality. This guide presents new research-based perspectives on what it’ll take to get the world moving again.

New Guide Provides Roadmap to Travel Recovery in a Post-Pandemic World

Business Travel

Can Travel Advisors Be a Secret Weapon in Quest for Sustainable Tourism?

By guiding clients toward responsible choices in how and where they travel, travel advisors can play a key part in promoting sustainable tourism. Not only do local communities benefit, but visitors come away with more meaningful experiences.

Can Travel Advisors Be a Secret Weapon in Quest for Sustainable Tourism?

Rental Cars

Enterprise Takes a Small Step Toward Driverless Rental Cars

Self-driving cars are coming faster than many people think, and Enterprise is smart to try and make this trend work for the company as early as possible.

Enterprise Takes a Small Step Toward Driverless Rental Cars

Rental Cars

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

The sharing economy hardly puts a dent in the fact that most American road trips occur with owned cars. But look out for brands adapting to electric vehicles before driverless cars change things completely.

Self-Driving Cars, Electric Vehicles and the Future of Hitting the Road

Business Travel

Getting Smarter About the Future of Car Rentals

Car rentals, carsharing, and ridesharing will converge going forward as more robust platforms offer a variety of options for business travelers. Carmakers and startups are gearing up for a future that looks distinctly different from the status quo, and corporate travel should start paying attention.

Getting Smarter About the Future of Car Rentals

Rental Cars

Rental Car Companies Have Inched Their Way Back From the Brink

Now that the car rental giants have sold off their extra cars, they can focus on continuing to grow revenue. But is there really a long-term future for rental cars in a world that has embraced ridesharing?

Rental Car Companies Have Inched Their Way Back From the Brink

Rental Cars

Car Rental Companies Have Too Many Vehicles and Not Enough Customers

Car rental giants are working to reduce fleet size following a period of reduced demand. But as ridesharing continues to grow in popularity on a global scale, these companies need to get creative about what the future of on-demand transportation really looks like.

Car Rental Companies Have Too Many Vehicles and Not Enough Customers

Online Travel

5 Travel Startups Rethinking Car Rentals Beyond Sharing

A cluster of comparatively under-the-radar startups have caught our notice: Two let travelers book specific cars on lots rather than broad vehicle categories (like "compact"), two are bringing metasearch to car rentals, and one is a hidden jewel of Hawaii's tech scene.

5 Travel Startups Rethinking Car Rentals Beyond Sharing

Rental Cars

Priceline Group Gave $2 Million to Rentalcars.com to Launch a Taxi Service

A next step for Rideways, if it really wanted to get out front, would be to transition to an on-demand service and start recruiting drivers, but being part of a public company, the Priceline Group, Rideways has to be very cautious about regulatory issues. That's sort of like trying to be a disruptor -- or a hedge against disruption -- with one hand tied behind your back.

Priceline Group Gave $2 Million to Rentalcars.com to Launch a Taxi Service