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Articles tagged “hertz”

Ground Transport

The FTC is taking closer look and the Hertz-Dollar Thrifty deal

After so much maneuvering between Hertz and Avis Budget over Dollar Thrifty, it's hard to believe that the FTC would block the deal at this point. But, an honest deal review must take a hard look at how further industry consolidation would impact consumers.


Vehicles under safety recall in the U.S. won’t be leased by five major rental companies

The logical agreement of five companies, which represent 90 percent of the industry, is hoped to push along a Senate bill making the safety practice non-negotiable for all rental agencies.

Skift Originals

Hertz’s acquisition of Dollar Thrifty will end car rental competition as we know it

Three mega car rental companies will soon control the U.S. market, and a handful of airlines will do likewise. Consumer choice and competition is vanishing faster than free checked bags.

Hertz’s acquisition of Dollar Thrifty will end car rental competition as we know it


Hertz doubles down in $2.5 billion bid to acquire Dollar Thrifty

The multiyear-merger maneuverings between Hertz, Dollar-Thrifty, and Avis Budget almost make American Airlines' merger scenarios appear tame.


Hertz rent-a-boat service launches for exploring Amsterdam’s canals

In Hertz’s first expansion away from car rentals, customers will have the ability to travel the city’s famous canals on boats for up to 20 people, and with optional services including a chef or captain.


FlyerTalk honors awards programs with its first ever FlyerTalk Awards

It's hard to argue that the FT community doesn't approach this task as extreme experts. Hertz sweeps the car rental category world wide, Starwood and Hilton HHonors split the hotel category, and British Airways, American Airlines, and Cathay Pacific divy up the skies.