November 24, 2015. Sixt rent a car in collaboration with a non-governmental organization Apeirons is offering to rent cars equipped with hand control. Creating such a service for people with disabilities will make traveling in Latvia and the Baltic countries more accessible. Sixt provides hand control installation free of charge.
Sixt is the first international car rental company in the Baltics, which offers services for people with disabilities. The service is available for persons with reduced mobility, who are able to drive using hand control and have a valid driver's license. Before rental, the car is equipped with special hand control system, which is an easy to install and easy to use device for any car with automatic transmission. Hand control system allows the driver to drive the car only with the help of hands, controlling gas and brake. Thanks to the modern and easy to use device, the car can be easily transformed into its normal state to hand over the steering wheel to a person who doesn't need the hand control system. Read more
Munich, 10 September 2015 – Europe’s Leading Chauffeur Company – the Sixt Limousine Service has received the World Travel Award (WTA) in this category. The award is considered to be the travel and tourism industry’s equivalent to an Oscar and is based on a poll of industry experts worldwide. The Sixt Limousine Service had already been awarded with the WTA as the leading chauffeur company in the last two years – in both Europe and the United Arab Emirates. This year, the prize was awarded as part of a ceremony in Sardinia.
The Sixt Limousine Service offers first-class services, specially trained, multilingual drivers and premium vehicles – including the Rolls-Royce Ghost. It also meets a broad range of requirements, from shuttle and event services to airport transfers and sightseeing trips. The Sixt Limousine Service is primarily aimed at travellers with particularly high standards for their mobility. The diplomatic corps of various countries are among the users.
Regine Sixt, Senior Executive Vice President Sixt International: "We are delighted that our Limousine Service has again received the World Travel Award. The prize confirms that we are right to insist on providing our customers with tailor-made premium services, always bringing them to their destination with the greatest possible comfort and offering them a unique travel experience."
July 15, 2015. Customer acquisition and development of new services ensured business growth in Latvia and the Baltic States for Sixt in 2014, which made it the leading car rental service provider. Sixt Latvia turnover in 2014 amounted to 10.2 million euro, which is 25% more than in 2013. And Sixt consolidated turnover in the Baltics is now 12.5 million euro, representing 29% growth. The consolidated profit of the group of companies is 402 thousand euro.
Arnis Jaudzems, Sixt General manager in the Baltic States: "Sixt as a company is determined by high quality and customer-oriented service, new cars, and innovations. Last year, we have actively worked on ensuring high level customer service, as well as offering new services. We have significantly expanded the range of Sixt services throughout Latvia and opened new car rental offices in the Baltics. At the end of last year we became the first international car rental company in Latvia, offering electric cars, including VW e-UP and BMW i3. Observing customer habits and expectations, we are looking for opportunities to make all the services we offer more convenient and accessible for our customers. We've been also improving the company's cooperation with leading tourism industry players in Latvia, such as airBaltic, Radisson BLU hotel network, LiveRiga, and others in order to support the development of tourism. More recently we have started cooperating with retail chain Narvesen, offering cycling fans additional opportunities of Sixt rent a bike services." Read more