Hertz Drives the Champions at Wimbledon

By Hertz, PRNE
Monday, June 20, 2011

LONDON, June 21, 2011 -


- With photo

Hertz Continues 17 year partnership of
Official Transport Provider at the Prestigious All England Lawn
Tennis Club

Hertz, the world’s largest general use car rental brand,is again
the official transport supplier for The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis
Championships for the 17th year in a row. Over the two
weeks of the world-renowned tournament, Hertz is providing rides to
tennis stars, coaches and officials in livery featuring the
strap-line “Driving the Champions.”

A team of more than 280 drivers is operating the Hertz fleet of
more than 160 vehicles during The Championships.  At the 2010
Wimbledon Tennis Championships alone, Hertz vehicles completed
15,874 journeys, carrying more than 26,000 passengers.  

Hertz has been working with a number of its partners, including
Air France, Aer Lingus, Etihad Airways, Ryanair, SAS Scandinavian
Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Nectar UK, Deutschland Card, and ANWB
(ARC Auto Club), to offer customers globally the chance to win
tickets to Wimbledon and other travel prizes.  

Hertz will welcome over 600 customers and partners to the event,
and is hosting a Corporate Hospitality suite at the Center

Michel Taride, President, Hertz International, said: “We are
extremely proud to be in our 17th year of supporting the
Championships, with its exciting blend of tradition and modernity.
It is a great honor to once again transport the players, coaches
and officials in our role of ‘Driving the Champions.’”

About Hertz

Hertz is the world’s largest general use car rental company,
operating from over 8,300 corporate locations in 146 countries
worldwide. Hertz is in its 92nd year of delivering
quality car rental solutions to leisure and corporate customers.
Product and service innovations such as Hertz #1 Club Gold,
Worldwide Online Check-in, specially designed NeverLost® satellite
navigation systems, and unique cars offered through the company’s
Prestige, Fun and Green Collections, set Hertz apart from the

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