The group reunion George Michael becomes the partner of Avis Europe in Mauritius
29 March 2011
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After the group White Sand Tours is a company that will take the helm Avis Reunion in the country. This is group Georges Michel, which holds the license Avis Reunion since 1998.
Avis Europe has finally decided. Between two major companies vying to take over the activities of The Car Company Ltd., which holds the license Avis in Mauritius is the group's proposal Société Georges Michel, who was chosen. Talks are underway between Avis Europe and the principal question in determining the amount of transactions. The fate of the fifty employees of Avis Mauritius will also be decided shortly.
The tender for the sale of this subsidiary company of receptive White Sand Tours (now White Palm Ltd.) ended last February 18. Anand Lutchumun the firm of chartered accountants Lutchumun & Associates, the court administrator, confirmed the news to lexpress.mu.
It should be noted that the buyer of Avis Rent A Car System will have the opportunity to find agreement with Avis Europe Plc rights, as their new partner in Mauritius.
The rental cars SGM (Société George Michael) started in 1975 on the docks of the Port to serve the crews calling at Reunion. Following the success of this activity has expanded rapidly in partnerships with local companies (short and long term). SGM has relied on growth in tourism and has developed a network of branches, number six on the island. Its fleet of passenger and commercial cars has steadily increased to over 700 units in high period, including service vehicles Long Term.
In 1998, the SGM takes over the franchise Avis, Number 1 in Europe. The alliance between a strong local reputation (Reunion) and the power of an international network reinforces SGM-Avis in its leadership position for the rental of vehicles at the meeting.
Today Avis Reunion has seven branches in addition to locations in dealerships, according to Jean de la Perriere, the Rresident of SGM (Société George Michael) and manager of Avis Reunion.