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San Diego’s $10.4 Billion Tourism Industry Gets a Boost as World-Class Affordable Luxury Provider Sixt Rent-a-Car Opens for Business at San Diego International Airport
Flanked by business and tourism leaders, Jerry Sanders – former San Diego Mayor and current President of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce – led a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the globally recognized company’s expansion to another key U.S. location, further bolstering tourism in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Sixt Rent-a-Car, the world’s premiere affordable luxury car rental service with more than 2,000 locations in over 100 countries, is renowned around the world for its one-of-a-kind “Signature Sixt Experience,” meeting the unique needs of each customer with world-class service. In the United States, Sixt is focused on upgrading and improving existing locations and expanding to new markets as rapidly as possible. Last month, the company unveiled a newly-expanded space that will enable it to keep up with surging demand at the Miami International Airport.

Beginning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Jerry Sanders, former San Diego Mayor and current President of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sixt announced that it’s officially open for business at the San Diego International Airport.

“We are the 5th largest car rental company in the world, and have earned the loyalty of customers in 100 countries, customers who have repeatedly asked when they’ll be able to rent from us in the San Diego area. Their wait is finally over. For travelers coming to the area who haven’t used Sixt before, we’ll go out of our way to earn their business through our unique offering that combines unparalleled customer service and luxury cars with affordable prices,” said Daniel Florence, co-President of Sixt USA. “San Diego is a huge market for leisure and tourism, and we’re thrilled to be present here. Our team is actively engaging in the tourism and business community to learn what we can do to be a great local partner. Thanks to Jerry Sanders and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce for such a warm welcome, we can’t wait to add to an already great travel and business community.”

Sixt entered the U.S. market in 2011. Beginning with its first location at Miami International Airport, Sixt started with a local fleet of nearly 500 vehicles. The company has grown its business to a fleet of more than 2,500 vehicles in the Miami market, and just opened a newly-renovated location at MIA to keep pace with demand. Sixt company plans to take the same approach in San Diego, working diligently to grow its business through customer loyalty, and is also expanding into other U.S. cities as rapidly as possible.

Sixt is now the 5th largest car rental company in the U.S. The company has grown to over 750 employees, and serves more than 50 rental locations located in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Washington, Texas, Connecticut, New Jersey, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Arizona, and Massachusetts.

About Sixt:
Sixt SE has its registered headquarters in Pullach near Munich and is a leading international provider of high-quality mobility services for business and corporate customers as well as private travelers. With representations in over 100 countries worldwide Sixt is continually expanding its presence. The Company’s strengths lie in the high proportion of premium cars in the vehicle fleet, its employees’ consistent service orientation and a good price-performance ratio. Taken together these strengths have given the Company an excellent market position. Sixt was founded in 1912 and maintains alliances with renowned brands in the hotel industry, well-known airlines and numerous prominent service providers in the tourism sector. The Sixt Group generates revenues of EUR 2.4 billion (2016).

SOURCE Sixt Rent-a-Car

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