ESTERO, Fla., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, made a clean sweep at Travel Weekly's 13th Annual Readers' Choice Awards. Hertz won Best Domestic Car Rental Company for the 13th consecutive time, the only winner in the history of the category, and Best International Car Rental Company for the 12th time.
Pamela Wright, Senior Vice President Sales Strategy and Operations, accepted the award on behalf of Hertz. "We are honored to end 2015 with such prestigious awards from the readers of Travel Weekly," she said. "At Hertz, we are committed to putting the customer first and offering the best cars and service in the industry. We will continue to focus on innovation and truly differentiating the Hertz customer experience."
These widely recognized and coveted awards are presented annually to the industry's suppliers who led the way in product and service during the past year. The open ballot phase of the voting was conducted during the summer. Readers were invited to write in the names of any company they believed best exemplified that particular category.
In addition to the Travel Weekly awards, Recommend magazine recently named Hertz as "Best Travel Agent Support Car Rental Company" in their 19th Annual Readers' Choice Awards and readers of Premier Traveler Magazine recognized Hertz as the "Best Rental Car Company" in its Best of 2015 survey.
These latest awards complement the vast array of honors achieved by Hertz during 2015, including being named as the "Best Car Rental Company" by TTG Asia; awarded the 2015 Travelers' Choice for Car Rental in Italy, Spain and the U.K. by the TripAdvisor community; and receiving the GlobeRunner Award for "Best Car Rental Chain in the World" by Frequent Business Traveler. Hertz's Gold Plus Rewards program was named "Best Rewards Program of the Drive" category across the Americas, Europe/Africa and Middle East/Asia/Oceania at the 2015 FlyerTalk Awards, and the U.K.-based readers of Business Traveller magazine named Hertz the "Best Car Rental Company." Additionally, Hertz was named to Newsweek's 2015 Green Rankings, one of the world's most recognized assessments of corporate environmental performance, and was chosen as a recipient of the 2015 Airports Going Green Award from the Chicago Department of Aviation.
Hertz is one of the most recognized brands in the world, signifying leadership in quality rental services and products. This past year, Hertz has been honored with more than 25 best-in-class travel industry awards, both in the U.S. and internationally. Hertz understands customers want speed and convenience at every touchpoint of the rental experience, from pick up to drop off. Hertz is dedicated to maintaining superior quality and customer service in car rental through a variety of innovative service offerings, such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, a free loyalty rewards program entitling members to a number of exclusive benefits; exclusive vehicle collections; NeverLost® GPS, the award-winning in-vehicle navigation system that is available to rent along with a Hertz vehicle and offers hands-free calls, a travel guide, access to weather and flight information, live concierge operators and more; Carfimations, Hertz's mobile email SMS text service that confirms a Gold customer's reservation and advises them of their car location; and many others.
To learn more about Hertz and the company's recent recognitions, visit Hertz.com.
About Hertz Global Holdings
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. operates the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly car rental brands in more than 10,000 corporate and licensee locations throughout approximately 150 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and New Zealand. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. is one of the largest worldwide airport general use car rental companies with more than 1,600 airport locations in the U.S. and more than 1,400 airport locations internationally. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, NeverLost®, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly car rental business in international markets and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. The Company also owns Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation ("HERC"), one of the largest equipment rental businesses with more than 350 locations worldwide offering a diverse line of equipment and tools for rent and sale. HERC primarily serves the construction, industrial, oil, gas, entertainment and government sectors. For more information about Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., visit: www.hertz.com.
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