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Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group and Travelocity Renew Successful Agreement

Mar 24, 2008

 

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. today announced that it has renewed its agreement with Travelocity to continue marketing car rentals from its two value brands -- Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental -- as an online distribution partner on the website.

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The agreement will provide Travelocity customers with a full array of vehicles from DOLLAR(R) and Thrifty Car Rental locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

"Travelocity is a perfect partner for the DOLLAR and Thrifty Car Rental brands, as we're committed to providing the best car rental value and a satisfying consumer experience," said Charlie Coniglio, vice president of E-commerce and Global Distribution for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. "Travelocity will help us to achieve our goal of being accessible to travelers at the distribution points they value most."

About Travelocity Global

Travelocity(R) is committed to being the traveler's champion -- before, during and after the trip -- and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (http://www.travelocity.com/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world with gross bookings of more than U.S. $10 billion in 2007. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business(R) for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.

About Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 Company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Driven by the mission "Value Every Time," the Company's brands, Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental, serve value-conscious travelers in approximately 70 countries. Dollar and Thrifty have over 800 corporate and franchised locations in the United States and Canada, operating in virtually all of the top U.S. airport markets and in all of the top Canadian airport markets. The Company's more than 8,400 employees are located mainly in North America, but global service capabilities exist through an expanding international franchise network. For additional information, visit http://www.dtag.com/, http://www.dollar.com/ or http://www.thrifty.com/.

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