Avis Budget Group has extended a long-term distribution deal with Travelport.
The new multi-year partnership covers the car hire giant’s various brands including Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Payless Car Rental, Apex Car Rentals and Maggiore.
This will enable travel agencies, including OTAs, travel management companies and corporate customers to continue to be able to book vehicles via Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform.
Avis Budget Group chief marketing officer, Scott Deaver, said: “We’re pleased to extend our relationship with Travelport.
“Showcasing our products and services on their Travel Commerce Platform gives travellers more choice and flexibility when booking car rental and provides a great opportunity for us to accelerate growth.”
Travelport hospitality senior vice president and managing director Niklas Andreen added: “Avis Budget Group will be able to deliver rates and availability in a visually rich and cohesive way to connect with travel agents worldwide.”