London, UK, March 2006 - CarTrawler, the First Company to provide a next generation car rental distribution system, specializing solely in car rental solutions, enabling increased revenues for its customers and suppliers, today announced that it has won Best Service Company at the SFA Annual Awards 2006.
The ceremony, held on March 3rd in the Mansion House, saw the SFA honor CarTrawler, for its excellent performance in the global market. The prestigious awards are regarded as the principle platform for recognizing excellence among the country's small to medium enterprises. CarTrawler was selected as the winner by a panel of experts and top Irish businesspeople, including Awards Director Angela Kennedy; Gerry McQuaid (Commercial Director of O2); Cathal Muckian (Director of Bank of Ireland Business Banking); Brian O'Kane (Managing Director of Oaktree Press and established business writer); Frank Roche (Professor of Entrepreneurship at Smurfit School of Business); Rita Shah (Managing Director of Shabra Plastics and Recycling Ltd.); and Richard Curran (Business Editor of the Irish Independent).
CarTrawler has firmly established itself as a pioneer in the dynamic and ever-evolving sphere of travel technology, innovating new technology to provide the consumer with a more efficient and user-friendly system of booking car hire. Greg Turley, CEO and Co-founder of the Company said at the ceremony; "It is a great honour for us to receive this award, as it serves as an important benchmark for excellence in the Industry in Ireland and beyond."