|Parsippany, NJ Jun 25, 2008 - Avis Rent A Car announced today that Barbara Brunet, a travel management professional with Travel and Transport in Manchester, N.H., will receive $5,000 as the grand prize winner of the "Avis Loves Travel Agents" promotion.
The "Avis Loves Travel Agents" promotion invited members of Avis' Club Red travel partner rewards program to earn $5 for every rental of five days or longer and gain entry in monthly $100 prize drawings. Participants were also entered into the grand prize drawing of $5,000.
"We congratulate Barbara for her efforts and thank all of the agents who participated in the promotion," said Kaye Ceille, senior vice president of worldwide travel partnership sales for Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis. "Travel professionals are valued partners of Avis and we're committed to helping agents find ways to help them meet the varied needs of their clients and earn extra incentives."
Avis offers several programs to help travel professionals maximize their income and gain a competitive advantage. In addition to Club Red, the company offers "Avis Special Agent," a comprehensive online resource that includes details on the wide range of Avis product offerings and services, and a unique online training course for agents and information on many other useful topics.
To learn more about Club Red and other promotions, travel agents can visit www.avisagent.com.
Avis Rent A Car System, LLC and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's leading car rental brands, providing business and leisure customers with a wide range of services at more than 2,100 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Latin American / Caribbean region. Avis is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty, as ranked in the 2008 Brand Keys« Customer Loyalty Engagement Index. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAR). For more information, visit www.avis.com.