Orlando, Fl. October 30, 2018
Advantage Rent A Car, the fourth-largest car rental company in America (Advantage), is pleased to announce its partnership with Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based global innovation platform. Advantage joins Plug and Play’s Travel & Hospitality and Mobility ecosystems, focusing on partnerships that will enhance the Advantage customer experience. By sourcing innovative emerging company technology that aligns with its long-term vision and strategy in travel and mobility, Advantage intends to enrich its service offering and streamline our customers’ experience with the optimized features and capabilities.
“We are thrilled to be part of the Plug and Play ecosystem,” says Scott Davido, President and CEO of Advantage. “As a Plug and Play corporate partner, we meet, evaluate, and support selected, relevant emerging companies as they develop new products and technologies that will further enhance our customer experience.”
Together with Plug and Play, Advantage will identify and work with emerging companies that have created new approaches and technologies to enhance the passenger journey, improve efficiency and advance the future of car rental.
Plug and Play Founder and CEO Saeed Amidi said, “We are here to help Advantage engage with the most promising emerging companies in the industry and bring new ideas into their business. Their expertise will be a great addition to our ecosystem and we welcome them to Silicon Valley.”
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. With over 25 locations around the world, 280 official corporate partners, 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs and over 250+ investments made in 2017, Plug and Play created the ultimate startup ecosystem across 14 different industries including Travel & Hospitality. We currently work with JetBlue Technology Ventures, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Accor Hotels, AirAsia, Swissport, Star Alliance, trivago, Changi Airport, TUI Group and many more. Companies in our community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club and PayPal. To join the ecosystem, please visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/travel.
Advantage Rent A Car and its sister company, EZ Rent A Car (AEZ), is the fourth-largest car rental company in America. AEZ is active nationwide with two brands in 44 markets and 75 locations, including 23 of the nation’s 25 largest airports, and globally through its partnership with Europcar.
For more information visit Advantage.com or E-ZRentACar.com, or engage with AEZ on Facebook and Twitter. Use the hashtags #AdVroomVroom, #YourAdvantage, #EZLiving, #TheEZWay and #EZBreezy to join the conversation online.