Dollar Rent A Car Riding High at ATM 2007
Dollar Rent A Car is anticipating 40% fleet growth in 2007 in addition to the opening of 2 new outlets in Dubai, it was announced today at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2007.
The car rental company’s impressive fleet in the UAE is poised to grow to 3000 vehicles by the end of 2007 and includes Hondas, Chevrolets, Nissans and Toyotas. In addition, a selection of commercial vehicles -including 35-seater buses–have been recently added to the company’s growing armada.
“ATM is an ideal platform for us to network and share successes with the crème de la crème of the travel trade industry. This year, Dollar Rent a Car will also use this world-class event to underscore its commitment to the Middle East market with the announcement of a broader franchise program that’ll take the brand across the region,” said Sam ElTibi, regional director, DTAG.
New Dollar Rent A Car outlets are set to open at the brand new Four Points Sheraton in Bur Dubai in the summer and at the Arenco Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road by the end of the year.
In addition to expansion within the UAE, Dollar also intends to appoint new franchisees in Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Jordan to meet their growth targets over the coming months.
“With its combination of quality vehicles, exemplary staff, valuable packages and superlative customer service, I am confident that the brand will continue to achieve unparalleled levels of success in the region,” added Eltibi.
About Dollar Rent A Car
Dollar has more than 647 worldwide locations in 53 countries, with a significant presence in Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America, including more than 358 in the United States and Canada. Dollar serves the value-conscious traveler and is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Okla.
About Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Driven by the mission “Value Every Time,” the company's brands, Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, serve value-conscious travelers in approximately 70 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 836 corporate and franchised locations in the United States and Canada, and they have operations at most major airports. The company's more than 8,500 employees are located mainly in North America, but global service capabilities exist through an expanding international franchise network. For additional information, visit www.dtag.com.