Avis has added another prestigious award to its ever-growing collection, winning the best car rental category at the Business Traveller Africa Awards, held at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 20th of August 2013.
For a consecutive year in a row-Avis came out top in their industry, proving that their “We try harder” promise is consistently demonstrated.
Keith Rankin, chief executive at Avis Rent a Car Southern Africa said, “We are extremely proud to be in partnership with airport service providers like the OR Tambo International, Cape Town International, Port Elizabeth International, as well as East London, George airports, Harare International, Mozambique International and Namibia International airports. Together with these partners we strive to enhance not only South Africa but Africa’s reputation and image, while always improving the way our country welcomes international visitors and makes their stays memorable.”
“This award is an important recognition of the lengths we go to ensure our service is comparable to that experienced by travellers from all over the world,” he continued.
The Business Traveller Africa Awards were held by Future Group, publishers of Business Traveller Africa magazine in recognition of excellence in African business travel.
“At Avis, we are honoured to receive the Business Traveller Africa Award. We will continue to try harder, serve our customers better, nurture a pioneering spirit within the organisation and invest in our people for decades to come. This is the essence of brand building at Avis and the reason why the business commands a healthy share of the car rental market,” concluded Rankin.
Founded in 1946 by Warren E Avis, who opened America’s first car rental counter at Willow Run Airport, Avis Rent a Car is today South Africa’s leading car rental company with over 130 outlets throughout Southern Africa. Since 1962 its renowned brand promise of “We try Harder” has permeated through the business and has been the driving force behind the brand being at the forefront of technology, introducing innovative product offerings, first car rental company to achieve carbon-neutral accreditation, pioneering environmental initiatives, exceptional customer service, and from care for employees to community upliftment. Avis offers a total transport solution for business or recreation purposes consisting of; Avis Rent a Car, Avis Point 2 Point Transfers, Avis Chauffeur Drive, Avis Luxury Cars, Avis Van Rental Truck Rental and Avis Coach Charter. Visit the website for more information www.avis.co.za.