Dublin, Ireland - July 2005 - Greg Turley, CEO and Joint Founder of CarTrawler, the next generation car rental OTA XML Multi Supplier Distribution System for the airline industry, has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2005 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
In a decade that saw some of the large technology companies go bust, CarTrawler has consistently outperformed the global market, managing outstanding annual growth and expansion since launch in 2004.
Back in 1996 Greg Turley saw the opportunities that the worldwide web offered consumers searching for low cost car hire and set about developing the first English speaking car hire website in Europe.
In the fast changing world of travel technology, CarTrawler has consistently pioneered and invested in developing new technology to make it quicker and easier for consumers to book car rental. Even today, in just three clicks a customer can complete a car hire booking, from 8,000 locations worldwide, confident of guaranteed, lowest prices unlike competitive websites where it can take up to seven searches to complete a booking.
Speaking about his nomination, Greg Turley, CEO & Founder of CarTrawler said "I am delighted to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award as theses awards provide great encouragement to entrepreneurs as a benchmark for performance, excellence, innovation and quality of service."