16 October 2014
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is pleased to announce that Europcar, the leader in car hire services inEurope, will be the official Mobility Partner at WTM 2014. Europcar will be providing a range of travel services and special offers for WTM exhibitors and visitors, including transportation around the event venue, as well as up to 20% off UK car and van hire. It is also launching, in time for WTM, a new business lounge at the East Entrance of ExCeL London, which can be used by WTM visitors for meetings.
As the exclusive mobility partner for ExCeL London, Europcar will also be using WTM 2014 as a platform to launch the latest addition to its market-leading travel solutions. Operating from its unique Mobility Centre, situated on the main concourse close to the east entrance at ExCeL London, Europcar is adding golf buggies for transporting visitors around the exhibition venue.
Europcar will also be supporting WTM's World Responsible Tourism Day, by showcasing the new Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid SE Saloon. This car represents the future of the Europcar fleet and will be displayed at the West Entrance throughout WTM. And visitors will have the chance to enter a competition to win a weekend Prestige car hire, plus a trip to the ground-breaking Mercedes Benz World in Surrey.
"As the travel industry event of the year, WTM 2014 gives us a fantastic opportunity to showcase the diverse range of mobility solutions we offer", said Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK Group.
"The Europcar Mobility Centre, which is the first of its kind in offering every type of mobility solution from an event venue, shows how we support the events market. Located in the heart of ExCeL London on the main concourse, the Mobility Centre team look forward to supporting the travel needs of WTM exhibitors and visitors. They will also be able to provide an insight into our global expertise for business and leisure travellers."
World Travel Market, Senior Director, Simon Press added: "I am delighted to have Europcar on board as the official mobility partner. It will enable the thousands of travel delegates in attendance to get in, out and around the venue at their leisure and convenience."
Europcar and ExCeL London have been working together since the beginning of 2014 to create an industry-leading mobility solution that recognises the impact of the journey on the event experience. Drawing on a common vision of delivering the best in customer satisfaction, underpinned by international travel experience, this new approach illustrates the commitment both businesses have to offering customers ground breaking services, uniquely tailored to the events market.
Located on ExCeL's main boulevard, the Europcar Mobility Centre serves the needs of exhibition visitors, exhibitors, the campus residents and employees, hotel guests and the immediate wider business. Offering an all-encompassing transport solution, it provides access to a wide range including car and van hire services, a chauffeur service, valet parking , on-site car wash, shuttle bus and coach services.