dnata expands partnership with The Hertz Corporation by adding Dollar and Thrifty to its car rental portfolio
Dubai, UAE, 3 March 2020 – dnata, one of the largest travel management companies in the Middle East, has expanded its car rental portfolio by adding the quality services of Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental to its offering. Both brands are part of The Hertz Corporation, one of the global leading car rental companies, which dnata has been serving as a General Sales Agent (GSA) for more than eight years.
dnata now promotes and sells the products and services of Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty, to cater for the different needs of corporate and individual customers in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Alan William, Vice President, dnata Air & dnata Representations (land), said: “We are thrilled to be adding two reputable car rental brands to our offering. This strategic move allows us to offer a broader range of services to our customers, while driving sales and awareness of our partners’ quality products.
“Our dedicated team is ideally placed to grow the presence of the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and provide outbound travellers with a wide choice of car rental options around the world."
Richard Bowden, Vice President Inbound Sales, Hertz International, said: "The Middle East outbound market continues to present great opportunities for Hertz, so we are pleased to extend our partnership with dnata by introducing Dollar and Thrifty in the GSA’s portfolio. dnata is an experienced operator, managing a wide travel distribution network and an extensive customer base across the region. Like us, dnata is constantly innovating to offer its customers enhanced convenience and a high quality service.”
dnata was appointed Hertz’s GSA for the UAE in 2011. Since then, the partnership continued to grow and helped Hertz raise product awareness and drive outbound business in the Middle East, while bringing a new level of service and support for the region’s travel trade. With the addition of Dollar and Thrifty to its portfolio, dnata now offers a broader range of options to partners and customers looking for the absolute best value for their money, while enjoying an easy and transparent car rental journey.
About dnata Travel
dnata Travel is the longest-standing travel provider in the UAE. With more than 50 retail outlets across the GCC and a multi-language and currency website, dnata Travel offers travellers a comprehensive range of travel products, including flights, hotels, holidays, tours, cruises, car hire, travel insurance and visa services, at competitive rates alongside excellent service.
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands in approximately 10,200 company-owned, licensee and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Ultimate Choice, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through its specialty collections set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen, operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car sharing business in international markets, and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales. For more information about The Hertz Corporation, visit: www.hertz.com.