Despite challenging global economic times, together we have created a business that continues to deliver high double digit growth year after year.
CarTrawler, the travel industry’s gateway to worldwide car rental distribution, has been ranked 11th in the Deloitte Technology 50 fastest growing technology companies in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The Fast 50 programme, now in its thirteenth year in Ireland, ranks the fastest growing technology companies based on average percentage revenue growth over five years. The average growth rate of the Fast 50 companies named in this year’s ranking is 556%.
Accepting the award, Bobby Healy, CarTrawler CTO commented:
“This award acknowledges the hard work of everyone on the CarTrawler Team in Dublin and around the world. Despite challenging global economic times, together we have created a business that continues to deliver high double digit growth year after year. These are exciting times for CarTrawler. We continue our expansion into new markets demonstrating the strength of our business model and our capacity for further growth. We extend our congratulations to the other Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winners and encourage other Irish technology companies to embrace the opportunities that exist both at home and abroad.”
Details of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking list are available to download at www.fast50.ie.
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ABOUT THE AWARDS
To enter the Fast 50 Awards, companies must meet the criteria listed below.
• Entrants must have been operating for a minimum of five years, with a turnover of at least €50,000 for 2006.
• Entrants can be public or private companies but the parent company must be headquartered in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Subsidiaries or divisions do not qualify.
• Each entrant must be a technology company defined as producing technology; manufacturing technology-related products; being technologically intensive or using technology in problem-solving; or devoting a high percentage of effort to the research and development of technology.
CarTrawler is behind one of the most widely distributed car rental distribution platforms in the world. CarTrawler is not just a car rental booking engine; it is an ancillary revenue driver for the entire travel industry. CarTrawler connects some of the world’s largest airlines, online travel agents and accommodation suppliers with over 879 car rental agents at 30,000 locations in 174 different countries. The booking engine operates in more than 30 languages and quotes in multiple currencies enabling global distribution. By integrating the CarTrawler booking engine into a partner website, they gain the ability to sell car rental in addition to their core product or as a stand-alone service. CarTrawler helps to increase average spend per visit to a partner’s website while preserving the partners brand identity.
CarTrawler is exclusively a B2B supplier, working with partners to deliver tailored solutions that help them to maximize the revenue that they generate from car rental. Innovative sales tools such as the open source Facebook app , open source iPhone app and car rental mapping are all part of the CarTrawler partner package.
CarTrawler is the largest provider of car rental booking systems to the airline industry in the world. Over 200 million airline passengers have access to a comprehensive range of car rental solutions that have been integrated into the website of their airline of choice. Airline partners include Volotea, Vueling, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Fly Dubai, Air India, South African Airways, Finn Air, Malaysian Airlines, Iceland Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Norwegian, Wizz Air and Gulf Air. CarTrawler also work with Datalex and SITA who resell their technology to the airline industry.
CarTrawler also provide car rental sales technology to lodgings (hotels, rented accommodation, and hostels), online travel agents, information websites (media, tourist authorities, and airports), travel and transportation (car rental, rail and ferry websites) and retail travel agents. Clients include American Express, Hostelworld, Villarenters, Octobus Travel, STA Travel, Skyscanner, Travix, Online Republic, The Trainline.com, Via Michelin, Flightnetwork, Travelstart, HolidayExtras, Air Canada Vacations and Flightcentre.
CarTrawler has negotiated global supply deals with industry leading car rental brands and key local suppliers including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, National, Thrifty, Payless, Alamo, Dollar and SIXT.
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