The Hertz Corporation, one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, has appointed Discover the World and InterGlobe Air Transport Limited (IGAT) as General Sales Agents (GSAs) for Vietnam and selected India markets respectively.
The GSAs will be responsible to promote Hertz’s products and services around the globe to domestic travel trade partners, corporate customers and leisure travellers.
Hertz’s outbound sales efforts in India are supported in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai by Discover the World, an international GSA partner of Hertz since 1995.
Research indicates that around 14.5 million travelers from India visited other countries in 2016, while the number of people from Vietnam traveling to other countries amounted to around 4.8 million.
These figures are are growing with India and Vietnam forecasted to be among the 5 fastest growing outbound travel markets in Asia Pacific by 2021.
Michel Taride, Group President, Hertz International, said, “With the number of international trips from India and Vietnam forecasted to grow by almost 10 per cent over the next few years, we view these countries as important source markets for our worldwide rentals.”
In India, IGAT will distribute car rental products from the Hertz brands across the travel trade, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large local companies in selected Indian cities. Meanwhile, Discover the World India will continue to operate as the car rental company’s GSA servicing the travel trade and global corporations in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.