Jack Crawford Taylor, Founder of Enterprise Rent a Car, Dies at 94

Jack Crawford Taylor, Founder of Enterprise Rent a Car, Dies at 94
Jack Taylor who started his tiny car rental company and built it into the largest in the world, died on Friday July 2nd in St. Louis at age 94. The company that he started in 1957 in Missouri, Enterprise Holdings Inc, now owns Alamo Rent a Car, Enterprise Rent a Car and National Car Rental. Many outside the US may not have heard of Enterp...
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Alamo Offering Monster Truck Rentals

In an official video press release today, Alamo Car Rental has announced the availability of monster trucks in their fleet "in response to customer demand for more adventurous and off-road-ready vehicle options".

With vehicles featuring 66-inch tires and supercharged V8 engines, the Alamo Monster Truck Program allows families to explore even the most remote locations for their off-road adventures. Towering 12 feet high and weighing in at 10,000 pounds, the trucks will be available with rates starting at $650 per day. Weekly rates are also available on request.

According to Rob Connors, assistant vice president of brand marketing for Alamo, "Our more adventurous customers are looking for vehicles that will get their adrenaline pumping when they travel. The Alamo Monster Truck Program is our way of providing truly monstrous experiences to vacationers looking for an extraordinary memory."

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Enterprise Hiring 8,500 College Grads In Coming Year And 1,500 Interns

“Promote from Within” Philosophy Drives Continuing Need for Thousands of New Management Trainees and Interns

ST. LOUIS (October 2, 2013) – Enterprise Holdingsplans to hire thousands of college-educated, career-oriented men and women in the coming year. The company will hire nearly 8,500 college graduates and more than 1,500 interns into its Enterprise Rent-A-Car Management Training program and Management Internship program, respectively. Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the largest fleet of vehicles in the world through a global network of more than 8,200 airport and neighborhood locations under the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands.

In addition, other full-time time opportunities such as positions in information technology, accounting, administration and support roles, are also available through the company at both regional offices and at the corporate offices in St. Louis, Mo. Overall, Enterprise Holdings will hire more than 11,000 full-time employees this year, including its 8,500 new management trainees.

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Orlando International Airport and Car Rental Guide

Orlando International Airport (MCO), located six miles southeast of Orlando, is sunny Florida’s second busiest airport. Both Southwest and JetBlue use Orlando as a focus city. International flights to the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America frequently depart MCO. Lufthansa runs daily flights through Orlando to Frankfurt, Germany; and Virgin Atlantic and British Airways have multiple daily flights from the UK.

Located in Central Florida and dubbed “The City Beautiful”, Orlando is a major tourist destination. Orlando offers over-the-top theme parks including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, Legoland and Sea World. Over 50 million people visit Orlando’s tourist attractions each year. Within about an hour’s drive, travelers can take in the sun and sand at Florida’s Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, or Canaveral National Seashore.

The layout of Orlando International Airport includes a centrally located main terminal building divided into Terminal A and Terminal B. There are four airside concourses which surround the main terminal in a hub and spoke design.

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