Avis Budget Group Salutes Budget Licensees in Europe, the Middle East and
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR) is honoring three Budget licensees for Europe, the Middle East
and Africa (EMEA) in recognition of their commitment to help accelerate growth
in their respective countries over the last year. These recognitions were
announced at the Company's annual EMEA Licensee Convention in Barcelona, where
Budget Jordan was honored with the top award of EMEA Licensee of the Year. The
other licensees recognized are:
*Budget Poland, honored for customer service excellence. Serving customers
at eight international airports and at five metropolitan locations, Budget
Poland consistently received high marks in customer satisfaction.
*Budget Romania, which reorganized their operations over the last year,
helping the new management team reinvigorate the brand across the country.
Budget Romania's achievements include: driving incremental revenue,
increasing international outbound reservation volume and strengthening
customer service. Budget Romania operates at four airports and four
conveniently-located metropolitan facilities.
*Budget Turkey, which increased its focus on marketing and partnership
development. These initiatives helped drive improvements for Budget in
Turkey in both customer satisfaction and revenue growth. With more than 35
locations across the country, Budget Turkey is well-positioned to serve
the car rental needs of business and leisure travelers.
"We strive to provide a consistently outstanding rental experience to Budget
customers around the world," said Larry De Shon, president, EMEA, Avis Budget
Group. "Our licensees are a critical component of our global network, and so
we are pleased to honor Budget Poland, Budget Romania and Budget Turkey for
their dedication to continuous improvement and service excellence. We
appreciate their hard work and salute their effort."
Budget Poland, Budget Romania and Budget Turkey are independently owned and
operated licensees of Budget Car Rental. Licensees such as these have the
right to operate under the Budget brand in specified territories and in
accordance with Budget's strict brand standards.
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.
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