As It Continues To Strengthen Its Network of Locations within the Caribbean

Alamo Rent A Car is opening its first rental location in the Bahamas, at Nassau International Airport. The investment is part of Alamo's continuing commitment to provide cost-effective leisure car rental within the Caribbean, which attracts over 1 million visitors each year.

The new branch adds to Alamo's existing Caribbean network of locations in Antigua, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, St. Barthelemy and St. Maarten/St. Martin. It is conveniently located in the airport and boasts one of the newest fleets on the island, comprising of economy, mid and full-size vehicles, as well as minivans and convertibles.

Sally Hinds, Marketing Director for Alamo comments "We are delighted to be opening in the Bahamas, this is an exciting time as we continue to grow in this region. We are constantly looking at ways to build and strengthen our brand awareness within the Caribbean and this proves our commitment to meet customer demand of the Bahamas as one of the top holiday destinations."

Together, the Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands make up one of the world's largest car rental companies, with annual revenue of $2.4 billion in 2002. With headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the worldwide organisation 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.

In the UK, Alamo has 170 locations and a fleet of 40,000 vehicles.

Throughout the rest of the world Alamo has over 1,248 locations in 43 countries and a fleet of over 250,000 vehicles.

Alamo Rent a Car is the winner of the Best Daily Rental Company in the prestigious Daily Telegraph Travel Awards 2004.

Alamo also won the Best Call Centre Training Award in the prestigious European Call Centre Awards for 2004.

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