Hotelbeds join forces with loveholidays for car rental venture

Each and every day we are witnessing the emergence of new hire ventures. From interesting AI and VR startups to reputable brands trying their hand at the hire market. It’s pretty much non-stop. This is because of the many possibilities and routes to market the internet has provided us with.

This week, we are thrilled to hear the news of a joint venture involving Hotelbeds and loveholidays. Launching a new car hire service in partnership with one another, we were eager to find out more. Hotelbeds Group, a b2b luxury travel business, and loveholidays, a fast-growing travel agent, certainly make the for the perfect corporate partnering.

But firstly, what is the venture? Both having a pool of contacts in the hospitality and tourism industry, the businesses are together bringing CARNET to market. CARNET is being referred to as a car rental distribution specialist platform.  This will give loveholiday customers a large selection of car hire options to choose from as part of their holiday package.

Available in over 170 countries, the business will be working closely with companies such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Alamo, Enterprise and the likes.

Theo Demetriou, Purchasing Director at loveholidays said:

“We are delighted to announce this new business relationship with CARNECT to supplement the car hire offering for our customers with over 500 car hire providers covering 170 countries.”

Cina Bahri, Global Business Development Director of CARNECT stated:

“We are very excited to be working with a top ten UK travel agency like loveholidays. Their commitment is to providing its customers with the best deals is well respected. And we look forward to providing their travellers with the widest and most competitively priced range of care hire providers globally.”

Let us know what you think

Lastly, share your thoughts on this new hire venture with us. Will you be using CARNET? Almost everyone commenting online are suggesting that they will be.