Avis Honored With Top Business Traveller Awards

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Car Rental was recently honored as "Best Car Rental Company Worldwide" and "Best Rental Company in Europe" at this year's prestigious Business Traveller Awards 2014 gala, held in London.

The awards were presented in recognition of Avis' renowned customer service, which strives to make every renter's experience an outstanding one. The awards ceremony is considered by many to be the premier event in the European travel industry; awards are based on votes from readers of Business Traveller magazine, which are tallied by an independent market research company.

"Avis associates take great pride in making the travel experience outstanding, so we are delighted to receive this industry recognition," said Larry De Shon, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Avis Budget Group. "What makes these awards so special is that they have been voted for by genuine business travelers, customers who rely on Avis to support the success of their business. We're very proud to have won this award and are thankful to Business Traveller readers for their votes."

Ceremony attendees saw awards presented across more than 45 travel categories to some of the travel industry's biggest brands representing airlines, hotels, airports, train operators and luggage companies.

About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries. Avis has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty. Avis is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), which operates and licenses the brand throughout the world. For more information, visit www.avis.com.

CONTACT: Amy Ackerson (973) 496-3916 pr@avisbudget.com

Source: Avis Car Rental