Fast-growing car rental brand Right Cars is to sell to agents via a new distribution deal with Travelport
The Brighton-based company operates in 23 countries, providing car rental services in more than 140 locations including airport terminals.
It plans to open 25 new branches this year, including nine in the US, three in South Africa, six in Italy, two in Canada, three in the Dominican Republic and one each in Dominica and St Kitts.
The agreement enables more than 68,000 Travelport-connected agents to receive real-time access to Right Cars’ inventory.
The car hire firm’s chairman and co-founder Richard Little said: “This deal strongly enhances Right Cars’ distribution capabilities, empowers our performance and provides additional opportunities to increase our customer base.
“Travelport delivers their travel choices to wide and high-value audiences around the world and we’re looking forward to develop a strong relationship in this key business channel.”
Travelport global head of car and ground transportation services, Stephen Matise, added: “We’re pleased to commence collaboration with Right Cars, whose variety of services and array of vehicles further enriches Travelport’s unrivalled choice of global content, giving our customers the power to create and sell more personalised travel experiences.”