News Update
15 Sep 2015

First Car Rental & Travelport Announce Partnership

Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $8 trillion global travel and tourism industry, and First Car Rental announce the signing of a new multi-year global content agreement. First Car are a leading car rental company in South Africa, with over 16 years’ experience in the industry.

Effective immediately, the agreement provides Travelport-connected agents worldwide with access to First Car Rental’s full content. First Car are directly connected to Travelport cores offering the highest level of real time connectivity.

Melissa Storey, Executive Head of Strategy, Development and Marketing at First Car Rental, said: “We are very pleased to announce this new global full content agreement with Travelport. By signing up to Travelport’s leading travel commerce platform, First Car Rental will be able to promote its market-leading rates and award-winning service to travel agents and consumers increasing its inbound traffic by volumes. The agreement forms part of First Car Rental’s continued commitment to deliver first-class service to all our stakeholders in the evolving travel industry.”

George Harb, Travelport’s Regional Director for Southern Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, added: “We are delighted that First Car Rental has shown full commitment to Travelport. Travelport is building a long-term partnerships with First Car Rental based on our innovative car product which will deliver unrivalled content and value to travel customers.”