The Hertz Corp., a general use car rental brand, has recently signed a new agreement with its franchise partner Ryan's Investments, which has been operating Hertz in Ireland since 1991.
According to a release, the new partnership agreement extends the alliance until 2024 and now also includes Hertz's value brands Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental.
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said: "Ryan's Investment's strength in the local transport sector presents a significant growth potential for our Dollar and Thrifty brands in Ireland. Hertz's value brands offer local residents and visitors excellent service, top-quality vehicles and a budget-friendly way to explore the sights. The renewed and extended agreement with our highly valued partner Ryan's Investments was the natural next step in our fruitful and longstanding alliance."
Sean Boland, Managing Director, Hertz Ireland and Company Director, Ryan's Investments, added: "As part of the Hertz family for the past 23 years we share the company's vision for growth and the commitment to deliver quality service to our customers. We are delighted to operate Dollar and Thrifty brands across Ireland and to grow these brands to reach their true potential. We truly believe that the renewal of our partnership agreement with Hertz and the addition of Dollar and Thrifty to the alliance will be an exciting and rewarding journey for customers and employees."
From the beginning of the partnership between Hertz and Ryan's Investments, the Hertz Ireland business has grown to be the number one car rental brand on the island.
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