Articles tagged “hertz”

Airlines

Spirit Airlines CFO Exits to Join Hertz

Spirit’s leadership shakeup comes as the carrier is struggling to make a profit, and some analysts have previously said the ultra-low-cost carrier would need to either find a buyer or potentially file for bankruptcy.

Spirit Airlines CFO Exits to Join Hertz

Business Travel

Small Meetings and Blended Trips Propel Business Travel Comeback

While it’s still too early to say when business travel could make a full recovery, smaller businesses drove some important trends in the first quarter.

Small Meetings and Blended Trips Propel Business Travel Comeback

Business Travel

Hertz’s Business Travel Is Still Lagging Leisure Sales in the U.S.

Still some way to go, but Hertz is confident blended travel trips will boost its bottom line this year.

Hertz’s Business Travel Is Still Lagging Leisure Sales in the U.S.

News Blog

Lyft Names Former Amazon Exec as Its New CEO

Ride-sharing firm Lyft has appointed David Risher, a former Amazon and Microsoft senior exec, as its new CEO. Lyft's co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer are stepping down from their respective roles as CEO and president, and moving into non-executive roles, the company revealed on Tuesday. Risher was employee number 37 at Amazon, and was…

Airlines

Uber Triples Reservation Window to Sync With Airline Bookings

The ride-hailing company said it wants to "redesign" the entire airport experience, and has business travelers in its sights with a new 90-day reservation feature and business-class ride category.

Uber Triples Reservation Window to Sync With Airline Bookings

Business Travel

Uber, Lyft Lean In More on Loyalty Subscription Programs

Both ride hailing companies are focusing on subscription products, and partners like banks to drive them, as corporate travel remains in a precarious state.

Uber, Lyft Lean In More on Loyalty Subscription Programs

Airlines

Spirit Airlines’ Cost Struggles

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Spirit's earnings purgatory, Hertz's brands revival, and cruise tourism in east and Southern Africa.

Spirit Airlines’ Cost Struggles

Business Travel

Hertz Is Revamping Dollar and Thrifty Brands

Hertz has plenty to gain by going after the more price-conscious traveler with these two brands, especially as corporate America tightens its belt. But then how does it balance that with its push for more luxury electric vehicles?

Hertz Is Revamping Dollar and Thrifty Brands

News Blog

The Top Cities for Recent Car Rental Reservations

Global car rentals rocketed during the end-of-year holiday break, with more than three times the amount of seven-day bookings compared to the 2019 winter holiday period. According to data from global car-hire comparison site DiscoverCars, there were 12,646 seven-day reservations for the festive period, more than three times the amount in 2019-20, which saw 3,826…

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Hertz, Uber Bringing 25,000 Electric Cars to European Cities

After renting out some 50,000 electric cars to Uber drivers across North America, Hertz is now taking its partnership with the ride hailing giant to Europe, where it will make 25,000 Tesla and Polestar vehicles available. The European expansion begins in London this month, before it adds other European capitals including Paris and Amsterdam. The…