TULSA, Okla., May 16, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) is pleased to announce three corporate location openings. The Company has opened two since January 1, 2012 and has plans for a third location in July.
The openings include a Thrifty Car Rental location at the John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York, NY which opened on March 1, 2012 and the re-establishment of a Dollar Rent A Car location at the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) in Brownsville, Texas on May 1, 2012. Additionally, the Company will open a Dollar Rent A Car location at the Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT on July 1, 2012.
"One of our stated goals as we began the year was to identify opportunities to grow profitable revenue through new store openings," said Scott Thompson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We are pleased to expand our footprint into these three markets, and we will continue to seek opportunities for further growth in 2012."
Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 1,575 corporate and franchised worldwide locations including 586 locations in the U.S. and Canada.
Through its Dollar Rent A Car and Thrifty Car Rental brands, the Company has been serving value-conscious leisure and business travelers since 1950. The Company maintains a strong presence in domestic leisure travel in virtually all of the top U.S. and Canadian airport markets, and also derives a significant portion of its revenue from international travelers to the U.S. under contracts with various international tour operators. Dollar and Thrifty have approximately 280 corporate locations in the United States and Canada, with approximately 5,900 employees located mainly in North America. In addition to its corporate operations, the Company maintains global service capabilities through an expansive franchise network of approximately 1,300 franchise locations in 82 countries. For additional information, visit www.dtag.com or the brand sites at www.dollar.com and www.thrifty.com.
SOURCE Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc.