Articles tagged “enterprise”

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How the 5 Most Active Ground Transport Companies React on Twitter

How the 5 Most Active Ground Transport Companies React on Twitter

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Rental cars, trains, and taxis are present for their customers on social, but it needs to step up the pace.

6 years ago

Car Rental Brands’ Reputations Took Substantial Hit in 2014

Car Rental Brands’ Reputations Took Substantial Hit in 2014

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Major car rental companies have implemented rate hikes over the last year. That may be a contributing factor in leisure travelers growing unease with their heretofore favorite big brands.

6 years ago

Car Rental Companies Discover Surprisingly High Demand for Luxury Vehicles

Car Rental Companies Discover Surprisingly High Demand for Luxury Vehicles

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press

Car rental companies expect the jump in demand has less to do with the rebounding economy and more to do with the companies realizing the unmet demand for luxury rides.

6 years ago

The 17 Most Influential People in Travel of 2013

The 17 Most Influential People in Travel of 2013

Skift Staff, Skift

We like it when these people make headlines.

6 years ago

Ctrip Leads $100 Million Investment Into China Car Rental Company

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is rare, if not unprecedented, for a major online travel agency such as Ctrip to invest in a supplier, in this case a large car-rental company. Rest assured this is not a passive investment; the two parties plan to take advantage of the relationship.

6 years ago

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Extending Reach Across Europe

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Extending Reach Across Europe

AllAfrica.com

In the global car rental industry, the big are getting bigger as Enterprise-Rent-A-Car expands its European presence.

6 years ago

Enterprise Joins Hertz With Non-Toxic Car Washes For Car Rentals

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

Going green is good for goodwill, and often is beneficial for the bottom line, and Hertz and Enterprise are taking advantage. Others will follow.

6 years ago

Hertz’ Spinoff of Advantage Rent A Car Was Doomed From the Start Says Insider

David McLaughlin, Mark Clothier and Sara Forden, Bloomberg

Car rental consolidation led to a wave of price hikes, with competition a clear victim. The FTC would be hard-pressed to undo the Hertz-Dollar Thrifty merger at this point. There are some sobering lessons here -- just as the courts are in the process of signing off on the US Airways and American Airlines merger.

7 years ago

Enterprise Sees Rising Demand For Luxury Car Rentals

Enterprise Sees Rising Demand For Luxury Car Rentals

Erin Mulvaney, Houston Chronicle

As the economy improves, demand for luxury rentals is picking up, and Enterprise is upping its game for this segment.

7 years ago

Customers Prefer National Car Rental in J.D. Power Survey

Dennis Schaal, Skift

An expedited car rental pickup process may be more important to business travelers than the latest in-car GPS or other technology amenity.

7 years ago

Brand USA To Launch Road Trips Campaign With Google

Brand USA To Launch Road Trips Campaign With Google

Dennis Schaal, Skift

These Brand USA campaigns will be under great scrutiny from budget hawks in Congress, who would love to eliminate the countrywide promotional arm for U.S. tourism. The map/trip-planning idea sounds promising, but it all depends on its execution.

7 years ago

Enterprise CEO Makes Fortune’s List of 50 Most Powerful Women, Again

Lisa Brown, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Enterprise is privately held so Pamela Nicholson isn't out there making headline every day, but she is indeed powerful and runs the largest car rental firm in the U.S.

7 years ago