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Hertz Wins Top Travel Awards


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NAPLES, FL -- Aug. 7, 2014: The Hertz Corporation , the world's largest general use car rental brand, was recently awarded two Travel + Leisure's Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTY) Awards.

Recognized for excellence in social media and innovations, Hertz received the award for Best Use of Foursquare after the company encouraged its customers to use the social platform by offering discounts to those who checked in at select Hertz airport locations. Additionally, Hertz won the award for Best Overall Use of Social Media among car rental companies for its increasingly engaging Twitter and Facebook platforms.

"At Hertz we're consistently looking for ways we can improve and excel within the car rental and travel industries," commented Mark P. Frissora, Hertz Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Winning two SMITTY awards this year is truly a testament to the efforts by all of us here at Hertz and it's an honor to have our hard work recognized."

SMITTY Award winners are chosen by an expert panel including Jason Clampet, Cofounder and Head of Content at Skift, Ashley Perez, Senior Editor, BuzzFeed and Al Roker, Today Show host.