Hertz Earns Prestigious Car Rental Industry Awards
Company Recognized in Travel + Leisure's 2013 World's Best Awards, Frequent
Business Traveler's GlobeRunner Awards and Executive Travel's Leading Edge
PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 31, 2013
PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Hertz Corporation
(NYSE:HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, earned top
honors with three separate awards programs in the car rental industry. For the
second consecutive year in a row, and 16th time overall, Hertz was honored
with the Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Award as the Best Car Rental
Agency. Hertz was also selected as the Best Car Rental Agency worldwide in the
2013 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards and was additionally
awarded Executive Travel's Leading Edge awards in Best Rental Car Company
Vehicle Selection, Customer Service and Loyalty Program, also taking the
Editor's Pick for innovation in the industry.
"It is an honor to be recognized by such highly accredited publications and
frequent travelers," commented Mark Frissora, Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer for Hertz. "These awards show the commitment and passion Hertz strives
towards to help consumers achieve the best travel experience possible, not
only in the U.S. but worldwide, through the innovative technology offered by
The Travel + Leisure reader-based World's Best Awards survey honored Hertz as
a top car rental agency for the 16th time. The survey is the definitive list
of preferred hotels, cruise lines, airlines, car-rental agencies, outfitters,
cities and islands, as voted by its well-travelled readers. The results can be
found in the August issue and online at www.travelandleisure.com/worldsbest.
Hertz was also recognized as the Best Rental Car Agency Worldwide in the 2013
Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards. Its readers, who are among the
world's most experienced and savvy international travelers, voted for top
choice among airlines, hotels, airports and other travel providers. Additional
winners can be found at
Hertz also won a number of Executive Travel Leading Edge awards including:
Best Rental Car Company Vehicle Selection, Best Rental Car Company Customer
Service and Best Rental Car Company Loyalty Program. In addition to these
awards, Hertz received an "Editor's Pick" for its outstanding innovations,
most notably Hertz Carfirmations, E-Return and Hertz ExpressRent Kiosks, all
of which enable consumers to "Travel at the Speed of Hertz."
Hertz is committed to providing its customers speed, ease and value with
technological innovations and personalized service. "Traveling at the Speed of
Hertz" offers a variety of unique customer enhancements, which include:
oCarfirmation: A mobile email/SMS text service – Mobile Gold Alerts -- that
confirms a Gold customer's reservation, advises of their car, and its
location at the Hertz facility.
oCarfirmation Upgrade: Hertz Carfirmations also shows other available
cars and upgrades and lets members select the one they want – all on
their mobile device in three simple steps.
oChoose Control: Hertz Gold Choice gives the customer the power to keep the
car they reserved or simply choose another, something no other car rental
oZap Technology: Hertz's Gold enrollment and e-Return is the fastest way to
get customers in their cars and when they return, back on their way home.
Hertz will email the customer's receipt in a flash.
oAcceler-Rental: Hertz is the first car rental company to now offer both
airport and neighborhood location customers the ability to rent cars
through a live face-to-face video kiosk with Hertz ExpressRent™ kiosks.
oMobile Apps: As consumers are looking to mobile technologies as a way to
take back control of their travel experience, from on-the-go bookings to
oHertz Mobile App: Book, modify and search car rental reservations,
find locations, and browse special deals and offers all from the palm
of your hand.
oHertz NeverLost My Explore App: Users can plan their itinerary and
navigate popular cities all on their smart phone and import it into a
calendar or to the award-winning Hertz NeverLost® GPS.
oHertz 24/7 Mobile App: Customers have 24/7 access to a variety of
vehicles when and where they need them with the ability to reserve a
car or modify an existing reservation and view upcoming and previous
Hertz operates its car rental business through the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty
brands from approximately 10,400 corporate, licensee and franchisee locations
in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle
East and New Zealand. Hertz is the largest worldwide airport general use car
rental brand, operating from approximately 8,800 corporate and licensee
locations in approximately 150 countries. Hertz is the number one airport car
rental brand in the U.S. and at 111 major airports in Europe. Dollar and
Thrifty have approximately 1,580 corporate and franchisee locations in
approximately 80 countries. Hertz is an inaugural member of Travel + Leisure's
World's Best Awards Hall of Fame and was recently named, for the thirteenth
time, by the magazine's readers as the Best Car Rental Agency. Hertz was also
voted the Best Overall Car Rental Company in Zagat's 2013/14 U.S. Car Rental
Survey, earning top honors in 10 additional categories, and the Company swept
the global awards for Best Rewards Program and Best Overall Benefits from
FlyerTalk.com. Product and services such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards,
NeverLost®, and unique cars and SUVs offered through the Company's Adrenaline,
Prestige and Green Traveler Collections, set Hertz apart from the competition.
Additionally, Hertz owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader
Donlen Corporation and operates a leading North American equipment rental
business, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, which includes Hertz
SOURCE The Hertz Corporation
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