New GSA paves road into India for Hertz

The Hertz Corporation has appointed InterGlobe Air Transport (IGAT) as its exclusive GSA in India.

IGAT will manage the outbound sales of products and services of Hertz and its additional car rental brands Dollar, Thrifty, ACE and Firefly to domestic travel trade partners, corporate customers and leisure travellers. The partnership was formed following a year of collaboration in India between the two companies.

Hertz appoints InterGlobe Air Transport as exclusive India GSA

Eoin MacNeill, vice president, Hertz Asia Pacific, said in a statement: “The India outbound market represents a great opportunity for Hertz and we are very pleased to extend our partnership with IGAT to a sole agent basis. IGAT is an experienced operator, managing a wide travel distribution network and extensive corporate customer base across India. IGAT is ideally placed to grow the presence of The Hertz Corporation’s car rental brands in India and provide outbound travellers with a wide choice of car rental options around the world.”

Siddhanta Sharma, president and CEO, InterGlobe Air Transport, added: “Hertz’s global expertise and modern fleet, coupled with our strong footprint across the Indian market will help us pave substantial inroads with both corporate and leisure holiday travellers. ”

IGAT has 29 years of experience in the Indian travel industry, 12 sales offices and 80 sales people.

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