TROON ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH AVIS BUDGET GROUP
Scottsdale, Ariz. (March 18, 2019) – Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, is proud to announce the Avis Budget Group as its preferred rental car partner. Through the relationship, Troon and Avis will collaborate to offer Troon customers and members of Troon-managed private clubs, special rates and unique offers suited especially for golf travel.
“While selecting a partner in the car rental industry, it was clear that Avis was the ideal choice,” said Brett Brooks, Troon’s Director of Global Partnerships. “We feel their dedication to excellence and customer service matches the values and commitments on which Troon was also founded. It was also important for us to pick an innovator and leader in the space, and we’re confident we have done just that.”
The program will reach a qualified demographic of golfers through Troon’s dedicated golf travel networks and custom-tailored marketing and communication channels that include digital marketing and custom content in Troon Magazine and Troon Privé e-magazine.
“Troon creates extraordinary guest and member experiences through personalized service, consistency, and uncompromising attention to detail both on and off the golf course,” said Stephen Wright, Senior Vice President, Travel & Partnerships at Avis Budget Group. “We’re excited to team up with Troon to offer Avis branded on-demand mobility solutions customized to their customers’ travel needs.”
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of mobility solutions, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 11,000 rental locations in approximately 180 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world’s leading car sharing network, with more than one million members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australasia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 31,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More information is available at www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 360 locations around the globe, including 280 golf courses at 246 facilities. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 35 states and 30 countries, divisions of Troon include Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon), Troon International, Cliff Drysdale Management and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 60 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 80 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville, Delaware; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; Mauna Lani on the Kohala Coast on Hawaii; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Lofoten Links in Norway; and Mollymook Golf Club in Australia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.