MADRID, August 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
- The Two Companies Closed the Agreement Last March
- 67% of Cars Rented are Economy and Mini Class. Customers From the USA are Renting Cars for the Longest Duration With an Average of 12 Days Per Trip
Rentalcars Connect, the leading online car rental service powered by Rentalcars.com, and Destinia formed a partnership agreement to offer an unrivaled service to customers of the online travel agency. Destinia has increased its bookings in the last four months by 18% compared to the previous year.
"Customers seek availability, an assortment of vehicle models, value for money and the convenience of achieving all of this in just a click; these are the values we prioritised when we were selecting our provider. In addition to that, Rentalcars Connect is a company with international presence which is needed in order to cover our customer's requirements" points out Victor Oliva, Head of Transports at Destinia.
"We are pleased to be partnering with Destinia once again. With this new agreement, our top priorities are to ensure their business needs are being met, and to provide a platform that creates the best experience for their customers while also maintaining strong conversion and revenue rates. So far we are very pleased with the initial growth we have seen" commented Patrick Dowling, Regional Director of Rentalcars Connect.
The customers that book the most car rental products with Destinia are the Spanish, Saudis, Portuguese, North Americans and Italians with our main destinations being Spain, Germany, Italy, Turkey and France.
Destinia is one of the five biggest online travel agencies in Spain. Founded in 2001, the company has more than 2 million customers and offers more than 300,000 hotels and 600 airlines. With more than one-hundred employees in Spain, Destinia is in internationalisation process in Europe and the Middle East with offices in Cairo, Dubai and Tehran. The website is available in more than 30 languages. Destinia is a pioneer in offering Space Travel (2006), accepting payment in the virtual currency Bitcoin (January 2014), in developing an app to book hotels through Google Glass (May 2014) and in presenting a virtual reality project with Oculus Rift (April 2015).
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Rentalcars Connect is the B2B end-to-end car rental solution that is powered by the world's largest online car rental service - Rentalcars.com. Enabling over 3,000 partners, Rentalcars Connect provides innovative solutions that have the best conversion, revenue generation and customer loyalty for airlines, online travel agencies, and many other travel businesses globally. Each solution is available in 40 languages, across 49,000 locations and 163 countries worldwide. Customers can easily access over two million verified local supplier reviews by real travellers and book with confidence. Rentalcars Connect also operates an expert in-house customer service team providing 24/7 multilingual support to customers around the world. For more information, visit http://www.rentalcarsconnect.com.
Rentalcars.com is part of The Priceline Group [NASDAQ: PCLN], the world leader in online travel, which serves consumers and partners through six primary brands - Booking.com, Priceline.com, KAYAK, Agoda.com, Rentalcars.com and OpenTable. For more information, visit http://www.PricelineGroup.com.
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