Official car hire partner supports LTA Tournaments at Nottingham, Birmingham, Eastbourne and London with courtesy vehicles for players and officials
As part of its exclusive partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), Europcar, the leader in car hire services in Europe, is supplying 49 vehicles for players and officials for this Summer’s ATP and WTA professional tennis tournaments in the UK. In addition to providing a selection of vehicles across five events throughout June, Europcar will be hosting an interactive experience for ticket holders of the prestigious ATP 500 event at Queen’s, London, with the chance to win a weekend’s Prestige car hire.
“It is a great privilege to be supporting the LTA for this Summer’s tournaments”, explained Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK Group. “Each of the grass-court events in June attracts world-class tennis players, providing a fantastic opportunity for fans to see exciting matches in the build-up to Wimbledon, the most respected Grand Slam tournament of the sport. We are looking forward to working with the LTA to ensure players and officials get safely to and from their matches in comfort.”
“We are thrilled that Europcar has joined the LTA’s family of sponsors” added James Mercer, the LTA Commercial Director. “Europcar’s reputation for quality and top level customer service make it a perfect match for British Tennis and we’re excited by the activities already planned for this Summer.”
Europcar’s partnership with the LTA also offers the company courtside branding at major events, access to over 500,000 British Tennis members, hospitality and other advertising opportunities, associating the company with world-class tennis.
Europcar will be supporting players and officials at each of the ATP and WTA tournaments in June:
• AEGON Open (WTA), Nottingham – 6-14 June
• AEGON Classics (WTA), Birmingham – 15-21 June
• AEGON Championships (ATP), Queen’s London – 15-21 June
• AEGON International, Eastbourne (WTA) -19-28 June
• AEGON Open (ATP), Nottingham (ATP) – 22-28 June
Europcar is one of the leading mobility players in Europe. Present in over 140 countries, the Group provides customers with one of the largest vehicle rental networks through its own operators, franchisees and partnerships. Europcar Group operates worldwide its own brands Europcar® and InterRent®, which is its low cost brand. The group puts customers at the heart of its mission whether it is innovation or service. All the employees of the group are committed to delivering customer satisfaction. Europcar is actively promoting Corporate and Environmental social responsibility. Europcar has been awarded again in 2014 for the 6th consecutive year, by the World Travel Awards (« World’s Leading Green Transport Solution Company »). Europcar was also designed « Leading Car Rental Company » in Europe, Africa, Middle-East and Australia. Europcar is owned by Eurazeo, one of the leading listed investment companies in Europe.
For further press information please contact the Europcar UK Press Office:
Madeleine Roles, Ed McCambridge, Ally Redding or Wendy Harrison
020 8977 9132