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Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 11, 2015

Car Rental & Rail | Donald Wood | December 11, 2015

Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Dec. 11, 2015

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Amtrak Announces Expanded Rail Travel Packages
Amtrak has announced that its “Amtrak Vacations” rail travel package will include more trips to popular destinations that include fascinating attractions, activities and entertaining learning experiences for family.

Napa Valley Wine Train Hosting Super Bowl Excursion
The Napa Valley Wine Train is getting into the football spirit by revealing details of The Big Game Train, a Super Bowl themed ride. The train excursion will feature NFL legend Dick Vermeil and his signature wines.

Uber Gains Access to Las Vegas Airport
Ride-sharing company Uber has reached an agreement with Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport to allow service to the facility. The airport previously had a ban on ride-sharing services operating at the Las Vegas facility.

Hertz Wins Two Major Car Rental Awards
Car rental giant Hertz is making news after the company won a Global Traveler GT Tested Reader Survey Award and the Business Traveler Magazine's 2015 Best in Business Travel Award.


Ride-sharing company Lyft has announced a new partnership with international partners GrabTaxi and Ola to increase the brand’s global impact.

Luxury car rental company Silvercar has come to Las Vegas to serve customers at McCarran International Airport.

A new survey from Uber has reportedly revealed that drivers choose the ride-sharing service because of the flexibility and convenience it offers.


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