Hertz has appointed InterGlobe Air Transport Ltd
(IGAT) as its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) in India.
IGAT will manage the outbound sales of
products and services of Hertz and its additional car rental
brands Dollar, Thrifty, ACE and Firefly to domestic travel trade
partners, corporate customers and leisure travellers.
IGAT has 29 years of experience in the
Indian travel industry, 12 sales offices and 80 sales people.
exclusive partnership was formed following a year of successful
collaboration in India between the two companies.
Eoin MacNeill, Vice President, Hertz Asia
Pacific, said, "The India outbound market represents a great
opportunity for Hertz and we are very pleased to extend our
partnership with IGAT to a sole agent basis. IGAT is an
experienced operator, managing a wide travel distribution network
and extensive corporate customer base across India. IGAT is
ideally placed to grow the presence of The Hertz Corporation's car
rental brands in India and provide outbound travellers with a wide
choice of car rental options around the world."
Mr. Siddhanta Sharma, President and CEO,
InterGlobe Air Transport, said, "Hertz's global expertise and
modern fleet, coupled with our strong footprint across the Indian
market will help us pave substantial inroads with both corporate
and leisure holiday travellers. Our discerning network in India
very much welcomes our ongoing collaboration with a renowned,
truly global player such as Hertz."