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Avance Car Rental Among the ‘Protagonists of the Greek Economy’ for 2019

Dimitrios Michopoulos, CEO of Weber Standwick presented the award to Georgios Tsakatouras, President of Avance Rent a Car.

Dimitrios Michopoulos, CEO of Weber Standwick presented the award to Georgios Tsakatouras, President of Avance Rent a Car.

Greek car rental company Avance Rent a Car is among the “Protagonists of the Greek Economy” for 2019, having received an honor in the “Greek Business Champions” category of the annual event that rewards excellence in the business sector.

Photo Source: @Avance Greece

Photo Source: @Avance Greece

Organized for the fifth year by the Direction Business Network, the “Protagonists of the Greek Economy” awards recognize leading enterprises that actively support the Greek economy.

As underlined in an announcement, Avance Car Rental is putting special emphasis on the quality of its services and its manpower, aiming to turn each car rental into a unique experience for its customers.

“It is a great honor for our company to be among leading and respected Greek enterprises,” Avance’s management said.

“We are very pleased for the reward of our efforts to further grow and become a point of reference in the sector… This award is dedicated to the Avance family, the company’s staff and our network of associates throughout Greece.”

Avance Rent a Car offers rental services of passenger vehicles and light trucks, as well as chauffeur and transfer services.

In 2018 the company’s turnover increased by 14.3 percent compared to 2017, reaching 13,360,722 euros.

That followed the company’s turnover increase in 2017 by 33.64 percent against 2016, while its profit before tax significantly rose by 119.69 percent.

Protagonists of the Greek Economy – The winners

Avance’s fleet currently consists of 3,920 cars, while the company operates 65 service points in 40 locations in Greece and two in Cyprus.

The company currently employees 192 people, while new staff is added during the summer season.

About the Author
Eleftheria has worked for several financial newspapers, magazines and websites during the past 19 years. Between 2004 and 2014 she worked as a radio producer, reporter and presenter for the Greek and English language program of “Athina 9.84 FM”. She also has hands-on experience in the MICE industry.

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