HP may or may not be mulling a plan to shed its PC business, but new agreements with US Airways and Dollar Thrifty highlight how IT services and transportation will remain a core business.
In today’s edition, Dollar Thrifty re-ups with Expedia, Pegasus Solutions has a mobile solution, Spire aspires to be flash sales leader and Sabre finds a CentralCommand partner.
This is shaping up as a tumultuous month in the U.S.-based car rental business with Hertz and Avis Budget engaged in a bidding war for Dollar Thrifty.
Dollar Thrifty is rolling out a major programme of improvements across its sites outside of the US following a deal signed with Dublin-based CarTrawler.
With Hertz announcing today that it intends to acquire Dollar Thrifty in a $1.2 billion cash-stock deal, the two companies will face some tech-integration pain.