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Alamo Rent A Car Wins Telegraph Travel Award 2004



Alamo Rent a Car has been named Best Daily Rental Company in the prestigious Daily Telegraph Travel Awards 2004. The glittering awards ceremony was held on the 11th October at Waldorf Hilton, London where Alamo was presented with the Best Daily Rental Company Award. This highly coveted award is a reflection of Alamo's ongoing commitment to providing travellers with a stress-free, value-led rental experience worldwide.

Now in its seventh year, The Daily Telegraph Travel Awards are considered to be the most authoritative awards in the Travel Industry. The winners are decided by an annual reader poll, which is conducted and supervised by NOP. This year, questionnaires were sent to 25,000 Telegraph readers asking them for their opinions on the travel industry. The results provide a valuable measure of the opinions of travellers and holidaymakers in the UK.

Nick Harwood, Vice President of Alamo Rent A Car confirmed "We are delighted to win this award, which places us alongside quality names such as London's Savoy Hotel and Trailfinders, who also won this year. It proves that we are succeeding in becoming a truly global brand and recognises the supreme level of service we offer outbound leisure users to the US and the rest of the world. It is all the more special because this was a voted for by our customers."

"Alamo has the class and size of fleet to match travellers' needs and an extensive worldwide network, combining quality with value for money. Our service is designed to make car rental easy from booking to collection, so that holidaymakers can get on with enjoying their trip. This award is also testament to the dedication of our staff across the world and their expertise in handling the needs of our customers."

Together, the Alamo and National brands make up one of the world's largest car rental companies, with annual revenue of $2.4 billion in 2002. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the worldwide organization employs more than 14,000 associates, has more than 3,200 hundred locations in 83 countries and serves customers with a fleet of more than 350,000 automobiles.

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