Car Rental and Rail Pulse: News and Notes for Week of March 21, 2016
Amtrak Student Discount Program Goes into Effect
Thrifty Car Rental Announces Expansion into Thailand
Enterprise Exotic Car Collection Expands into Switzerland
UberEATS Allows Customers to Order Food in Select Cities
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Starting on April 1, the historic Amtrak Crescent train route (Trains 19 and 20) will begin offering Business Class upgrades from New York to New Orleans, via Washington; Atlanta; Birmingham, Alabama; and Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
European car rental company Sixt has announced an international partnership with Worldhotels that involves the Peakpoints loyalty program. Members of the program can earn 1,000 points every time they rent a car from Sixt.
Rail company Rocky Mountaineer has announced a partnership with Alstom to completely overhaul the fleet of domed SilverLeaf rail cars. The upgraded rail cars will be re-engineered and then once again added to the Rocky Mountaineer fleet.
The Chicago Tribune has shared a story about a woman who was a former Hertz Gold Plus Rewards program member, but became listed on the company’s Do-Not-Rent list due to an accident.
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