Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of Feb. 8, 2016
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Avis Budget Group and American Airlines Agree on Partnership Extension
Lyft Has Arrived in Tahoe
Enterprise Names Christine Taylor Executive Vice President and COO
Amtrak Continues Pet Policy Overhaul
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For the traveler who loves taking rides on vintage trains, Rovos Rail is a luxury steam train company that takes tourists on journeys across South Africa and beyond during a multi-day, 1,000-mile trip. Check out a full breakdown of the train trip here.
The Visit St. Pete-Clearwater tourism agency has partnered with ride-hailing service Uber in Chicago to offer free rides on Wednesdays. The campaign—dubbed Warm Up Wednesdays—is meant to entice Uber Users in Chicago into vacationing in Florida.
The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, but one of the most entertaining stories from Super Bowl week was former Oakland Raiders running back Marcus Allen ditching his rental car outside the stadium after not being permitted to enter the parking facility at the stadium.
Enterprise Holdings, Inc. announced that almost 15,000 employees from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands were promoted or took on new opportunities in 2015.
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