Avis Budget Group Honors Budget Jordan as Outstanding Licensee
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR) announced that it has honored Budget Jordan as the Budget
Licensee of the Year for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in
recognition of its commitment to the Budget brand and to serving
value-conscious travelers with outstanding products and services.
Budget Jordan is independently owned and operated by Central Trade and Auto
Company (CTA) which took over the Budget franchise in Jordan in May, 2012, and
in one year's time, transformed the brand into a leading car rental provider.
CTA rapidly expanded the fleet and grew the Budget network to serve the rental
needs of business and leisure travelers at five conveniently located
facilities, including one at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman.
"CTA has raised Budget's profile in Jordan to compete alongside rental
agencies that have operated in the country for more than 20 years," said Larry
De Shon, president, EMEA, Avis Budget Group. "We applaud their hard work and
dedication and are confident that they will continue to help us strategically
accelerate growth in Jordan."
Budget Jordan provides customers with quality late-model vehicles with
automatic transmissions, from a variety of manufacturers including Hyundai,
Kia, Lexus and Toyota. In addition, Budget Jordan offers a variety of
insurance packages and products to enhance the customer experience, and
renters also benefit from Budget's friendly, attentive service staff.
"We hold ourselves to high standards and aim to provide customers with
outstanding products and services," said Dina G. Haddad, general manager,
Budget Jordan. "We're proud to be recognized as Licensee of the Year for our
Licensees such as Budget Jordan have the right to operate under the Budget Car
Rental brand in specified territories and in accordance with Budget's brand
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental
services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000
rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through
its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more
than 810,000 members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental
offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates
primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has
approximately 30,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More
information is available at www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
CONTACT: Alice Pereira
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