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HSINCHU, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Leading car hire company, Avis, further expands its footprint in the global network by launching operations in another bustling country in the Asia region — Taiwan, with a press launch on June 28, 2012 at The Denwell, Taiwan.
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The event, entitled, “One World, One Avis”, brings together over 200 local and regional media delegates as well as top executives from Avis that include Avis Budget Group President for Latin America and Asia Pacific, Mr. Patric Siniscalchi, and Avis Director for Licensee Relations in Asia, Mr. Joerg Kossich, plus honoured guests from the commercial and travel industries.

Avis Taiwan aims to improve mobility within Taiwan, whose fast growing economy and strategic position has resulted to significant increase in domestic and international traffic for the travel industry. With the entry of Avis Taiwan, the growing demand for domestic car rental and leasing by both business and leisure travelers will be addressed. Avis Taiwan will serve as a “one-stop” mobility solution for the Taiwan community through their world-class services that include: short and long-term car rental (self-drive), personal or corporate car leasing, and chauffer-drive/transfer services using their new and state-of-the-art fleet.

Online and over the phone booking facilities are provided via the proprietary and global Avis “Wizard” online booking system, the upcoming Avis Taiwan website, as well as the Avis Taiwan Service Hotline: 0800 600 601. Customers can now experience the convenience of booking their mobility needs, whether domestic or international, with a reputable and global brand.

Starting June 28, Avis Taiwan will serve as the sole car rental company in the country with the widest global reach, having approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries, plus extensive commercial partnerships that include major airlines, global hotel chains, banks and credit card companies, as well as other prestigious tourism and hospitality operators.

Avis will operate in three locations in Taiwan that include two city locations: 340-15 Chung-Hwa Road, Chu-Pei City, HsinChu County 30259; 175 Chung-Hwa Road Section 2 HsinChu City (downtown); and an airport location: TaoYuan International Airport 808 SanMin Road Section 1, DaYuan Township, Taoyuan County, Taiwan.

About Avis in Asia

In Asia, Avis is a leading provider of vehicle rental; vehicle leasing and limousine/chauffeur drive services operating in more than 300 locations through a network of wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensee agreements in 22 markets. Avis opened its first operations in Asia in 1970 in Hong Kong. Throughout the 70’s Avis grew steadily in the region, with operations launched in Singapore, the Philippines, Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia. More recently, developments have included openings in India, Mainland China, Vietnam and Taiwan.

About Avis

Avis Car Rental operates one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 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

SOURCE﹛Avis Asia

Written by asiafreshnews

June 29, 2012 at 2:46 pm

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