Dublin, Ireland - October 20th 2004 - CarTrawler, a leading provider of car rental distribution technology to the airline industry, was awarded the 2004 Best Tourism Internet Strategy by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association in the Stillorgan Park Hotel on Tuesday 19 October 2004. Niall Turley - Company Operations Director accepted the award from the Minister for Tourism Mr John O'Donovan.
The best and brightest within the hospitality and Tourism industry were present at the awards. "The Best Tourism Internet strategy" category had a very high caliber of nominations, CarTrawler won because their website is designed in a very customer focused way, offering website visitors access to low cost car hire in over 5,000 location worldwide. One of the advantages that the CarTrawler website had over its competitors was its early realization of the need to harness technology to bring improved efficiencies and cost savings in the very competitive car rental market. The pricing offered on the website is very transparent with no hidden extras, the site is secure and very easy to use. The judges felt that it was apparent that CarTrawler has used their years of experience in the car rental industry when designing the website.
Niall Turley. Founder Director of CarTrawler said "We are all delighted with the award. The CarTrawler team never stops focusing on our customers. The award coincides with the launch of our new look website www.cartrawler.com which continues to focus on our customers' requirements. We feel it is important to offer a fully transparent pricing policy, basically the price you see is the price you pay. We negotiate low cost car rental rates with well known and reputable global and local car rental companies around the world, to ensure our customer receive good value and service at all times."