|May 24, 2002|
Budget Wins "Best Car Rental Company In The Middle East" Award
|In the inaugural Business Traveller Middle East Awards, Budget Rent a Car was voted the "Best Car Rental Company in the Middle East" by readers of the magazine. "We are delighted to have won this new prestigious award which recognises the excellent value for money provided by the Budget brand," observed Terry Clark, vice president, franchise management - EMEA at Budget Rent a Car International. "It is also a testament to the quality of service provided by our franchisees in the Middle East and underlines our market leadership position in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman."|
Other award winners included Budget frequent flyer programme partners, Emirates (Best Airline serving the Middle East) and Singapore Airlines (Best Asian Airline serving the Middle East). Emirates Skywards, in which Budget is a car rental partner, was voted the Best Frequent Flyer Programme.
Lord Snowden presented the award in Dubai to Duncan Peat, General Manager, Budget Dubai, who received it on behalf of the Middle East franchisees.