Category Archives: Taxi

Skyscanner trials new Road Trip function | News

Skyscanner has launched its new beta travel planner, Road Trips. In partnership with Inspirock, the personalised itinerary platform combines Skyscanner’s booking services with the latter’s personalisation engine for sightseeing and activities. Travellers can plan the perfect road trip, including optimal routes, hotels and accommodations and car hire options, and an itinerary of fun and enjoyment. […]

Hertz Italia rolls out premium range ahead of summer season | News

Hertz Italia has renewed its premium and Selezione fleet, which offers customers the opportunity to enjoy luxury rentals when visiting the country this summer. The Selezione Italia range offers a variety of premium Italian cars to choose from, including the Maserati Ghibli, the Maserati Levante SUV and the Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Grand Tour. There […]

Voegerl to lead United Rental Group | News

United Rental Group, a Sixt subsidiary, is welcoming Per Voegerl as its new managing director. Voegerl, who worked for over 20 years at Sixt and was managing director Sixt UK until April last year, will succeed Ian Lawrence who previously led the network since the it launched in 1991. Voegerl commented: “I joined the United […]

Folly Farm waves flag for sustainability in Wales | News

Pembrokeshire zoo, Folly Farm, has upgraded its popular outdoor go karts to sustainable, electric models as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Folly Farm invested £160,000 – which was funded through the Welsh government’s Economic Resilience Fund Phase 3 – on 18 new, electric-powered karts for its family-friendly Follystone racetrack. The electric go karts […]

Sixt expands Booking.com partnership in Germany | News

Pre-booked and on-demand Sixt rides have been added to the Booking.com app as part of an extended partnership. The international mobility provider and Booking.com have been cooperating successfully in Germany for several years through the provision of rental cars to travellers. The partnership has now grown to include a pre-booked transfer and limousine services, which […]

Hertz emerges from bankruptcy protection in United States | News

Hertz Global Holdings has successfully completed its chapter 11 restructuring process. The car rental business says it has emerged as a “financially and operationally stronger” company that is “well-positioned for the future”. With over $5.9 billion of new equity capital being provided by a new investor group, led by Knighthead Capital Management, Certares Opportunities and […]

Sixt adds new electric vehicles to UK offering | News

Sixt has made it easier for customers to access electric vehicles in the UK. The mobility provider has added the Volvo Recharge to its range, which comprises of a new line of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars. They will be leased to Sixt customers on a long-term basis after being in-fleeted over the course of […]

Smart Rent a Car becomes latest Sixt international partner | News

Sixt has appointed Smart Rent a Car as its franchise partner for Azerbaijan. The international provider of mobility services, based in Germany, is one of the largest providers in the world with a fleet of 200,000 vehicles in around 110 countries. The partnership leverages Sixt’s extensive expertise in mobility for more than 100 years and […]

Marriott Bonvoy partners with Uber in United States | News

Members of Marriott Bonvoy can now gain points when ordering food delivery on Uber Eats and requesting select Uber rides. Available across the United States, members who link their Marriott Bonvoy and Uber accounts in the Uber app will automatically start earning points on all qualifying transactions. Members will be able to earn up to […]

Japan Airlines partners with Uber | News

Japan Airlines (JAL) has partnered with Uber to offer select services via its app, starting April 1st. As part of the collaboration, the Uber icon will be displayed on the JAL app, allowing passengers to request Uber services from the arrival airport for a ride or to request food delivery services at their destination. The […]