Hertz UAE has opened its first car rental branch
in Al Ain to meet demand as the UAEís garden city grows as a
tourism and commercial centre.
In the short term, Al Ainís current population of about
350,000 is expected to grow to reach 476,000 by 2013. Meanwhile,
Plan Al Ain 2030, a blueprint for growth created by the Abu Dhabi
Planning Council in 2007, states that the emirateís population
will treble by 2030 to reach one million residents.
ďAl Ain is
clearly progressing as a centre for business and leisure,Ē said
Nigel Johnson, Managing Director of Hertz UAE . ďIt has growing
academic and healthcare communities, and its tourism and
manufacturing sectors are blossoming ... We look forward to servicing the dynamic Al Ain area with
high quality rentals for our new and returning customers. The new
branch reflects our commitment to Al Ain and to the UAE as a
The new outlet in the Sanaiya area is located next to the Al Futtaim Groupís Honda service centre.
The area hosts a number of auto
servicing workshops drawing large numbers of people needing short
and long term rentals while their vehicles are off the road. The
new branch will offer extended opening hours to reflect the
timings of the surrounding auto workshops.
The opening of the Al Ain
branch means that Hertz UAE, part of the Al-Futtaim Group of
companies, now has 14 locations across the UAE, including branches
in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
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