Earlier this year, Manchester Evening News reported that this “will be the global hub for the company’s ground transport products, which operates the Rentalcars.com, and will be Booking.com’s largest office outside of Amsterdam”.

Ground transportation will be top on Glen Fogel’s agenda as the new CEO of Booking.com. He will be looking for new and innovative ways to control the end-to-end traveler journey, and the move into ground transportation is already well underway.

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