Boston, MA 08/13/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Rental and leasing of car operator Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) and Navigation Solutions disclosed that they had unveiled travel app, called Hertz NeverLost Companion, on Tuesday. It was the first of its kind app for travel destination among the big car rental companies.
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) said that the travel app allows planning of an integrated travel and navigation thus providing the travellers with options of browsing millions of destinations in the U.S. and plan their trips from the comforts of their mobile devices. It will then sync directly with the GPS system. The app is not restricted to navigation and goes further to include events, augmented reality, local weather, social media sharing and others. The app is a free to download one.
The company disclosed that the app has over 40 City Guides providing travellers with details on some of the exciting cities of the country. Within these cities guide, some of the important points of interest about every city were included such as local events, must-see spots, new and trendy restaurants, parks, what lays behind the city limits, tours, and neighborhood details, which were available in select city guides.
The car rental operator said that the app also provides a map pinpointing the exact location apart from providing routes for walking, as well as, driving. There was also an option to share the location through Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) or Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) or email Augmented Reality that offers a live display of closely located attractions.
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) chairman and CEO Mark Frissora said that the app offers the users with access to over ten million U.S. destinations and the latest efforts only allowed it to put into the hands of travellers so as to be even more memorable and exciting trips. He said that its company’s aim was to create customer-friendly technology to improve the rental experience.