IT ALL STARTED 20 YEARS AGO
An inspiration and many years of hard work led to success.
I created Elite Rent-a-Car in Geneva in 1987 with a clear aim: It is on the basis of these five key concerns, that I have sought
to build our Elite network and expand the scope of our activities.
To fill the gap in the car rental industry by making luxury cars
A constant reiteration of the importance of these key questions
available for hire together with the appropriate customised services
and a constant renewal of their answers will help us achieve
anytime and anywhere.
our future success.
Since the very beginning a few key words and related questions
I see my role as President as that of being the prime motivator to
have helped define and constantly improve our philosophy, and
protect and improve our image, to maintain our high standards, and
the motivation of our employees. These are:
to guarantee exceptional vehicles and innovative concepts to meet
Service: What more can we do to meet the needs of our clients? the evolving transportation service needs of all of our customers.
Quality: How can we do what we do better and add greater value I am convinced that our positive thoughts and attitudes are
to our clients? the key factors that lead to improvements in our world, and that
the actions we take based upon these motivations are what make
Availability: Can we improve our availability to help others more?
the real difference. With this in mind, I send you this message of
Respect: How can we prove our consideration and admiration thanks, hope, friendship, tolerance and peace.
for others in our recognition of their intrinsic values?
Responsibility: How can we best show our moral and intellectual
obligations to fulfill our tasks and engagements, while accepting
the consequences of our acts?
CIO (Chief Inspiration Officer)
ELITE Rent-a-Car was founded in 1987 and has continuously expanded
its services throughout Europe and elsewhere in the world.
STEADY GROWTH FUTURE PLANS
1987 Graziella Zanoletti establishes ELITE Rent-a-Car SA in Geneva. 2008 Additional representative offices are planned to be established in Asia and the US.
1992 Chauffeured Service is born. 2008 New car rental locations are planned to be opened in Barcelona and Marbella
1994 Elite opens an office in Zurich. in Spain.
1994 Elite opens an office in Montreux.
FACTS AND FIGURES FOR 2007
1995 Elite enters the French market with its first office in Cannes.
1996 Elite opens an office in Antibes / Juan les Pins. » 15 Elite agencies throughout Europe.
1998 Elite Yachting is launched on Lake Geneva. » 2 representative offices (Moscow, Dubai).
1999 Elite Magazine is launched offering news about the latest cars, » Over 400 Exceptional cars for rent from our European locations.
new activities, interviews and more. » Over 60 Limousines and Minivans available for our Chauffeured Services.
2000 Carey, the worldwide largest network in chauffeured service, » Over 80 Multilingual and Professional Chauffeurs.
names Elite as its official representative for the Swiss market. » Worldwide network of Chauffeured Service in 600 cities in 75 countries.
2001 Elite opens an office in Paris.
2002 Elite opens a representative office in Moscow. OFFICIAL RECOGNITION OF ELITE FOR ITS EXCEPTIONAL
2003 Elite enters the Italian market with its headquarters in Milan. QUALITY AND SERVICE
2003 Elite enters the Monaco market. 2000 Carey appoints Elite as its official representative in the world’s largest chauffeur
2004 Elite opens an office in Rome. service network.
2004 Elite opens an office in Nice. 2001 Elite’s CEO and Founder, Graziella Zanoletti, is honoured with the “Clés d’Or”
of the Geneva Hotel Concierges Association.
2004 Elite enters the German market with an office in Munich.
2003 Graziella Zanoletti is awarded with the prestigious “Swiss Business Woman of
2004 Elite enters the Brazilian market with a representative office in Sao Paulo.
the Year” by Veuve Clicquot.
2004 Elite signs a partnership agreement in Miami with First Class.
2005 Elite is selected by the Airport of Zurich as their exclusive Airport Limousine Service.
2005 Elite appoints an agent in Gstaad.
2006 Elite receives the prestigious “International Affiliate of the year 2005” award
2005 Elite Monaco starts its own chauffeured services. of the US “National Limousine Association”.
2005 Elite opens an office in Saint Tropez. 2007 Elite 20th year anniversary.
2006 Elite enters the Central Europe market with a representative office in Prague.
2007 Elite opens an office in Florence and Porto Cervo.
2007 Elite opens a representative office in Dubai (UAE).
Our customers are proud to rent cars from our exceptional fleet.
OUR EXCEPTIONAL CAR FLEET
» Latest Car Models: Thanks to our longstanding relationships with the leading
car producers, we are always among the first to receive their new models as soon
as they come off the production lines. So, as an Elite customer you can be among
the first who can drive these newest vehicles on the road.
» Cars you cannot rent anywhere else: Each of our cars is individually selected
and purchased by Graziella Zanoletti. That explains why our current fleet is
composed of such very special cars, which you cannot rent anywhere else.
» A wide selection of the most diverse car models: Our fleet of more than
400 vehicles includes Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini,
Maserati, Mercedes, Mini Cooper, Porsche, Range Rover and more, all waiting
to be discovered and enjoyed by you.
» You get the car you have booked: Elite confirms and delivers the exact car
you ordered, even that very special model you have been dreaming about with
the special request you have asked for (GPS, Ipod, champagne, flowers, selected
» Cars in their prime: The average age of the cars in our fleet is between
6 and 18 months.
» We deliver the car you want, anywhere and whenever you want it:
Our dedicated team delivers your car to your doorstep anywhere in Europe.
OUR OFFICE CONTACTS:
Elite Switzerland + 41 (0)22 909 87 87
Elite France + 33 (0)1 40 24 24 24
Elite Cote d’Azur + 33 (0)4 93 94 61 00
Elite Monaco + 377 97 77 33 11
Elite Italy + 39 02 80 44 35
Elite Germany + 49 (0)89 95 80 81 50
Elite Moscow + 7 495 933 21 30
Elite Prague + 420 222 220 776
DISCOVER THE ELITE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
Experience the best scenery in Europe, in your own time, your own way...
The Elite Driving Experiences offer an opportunity to discover some of the most INCENTIVE AND MEETING TRIPS
beautiful road itineraries in Europe aboard the most prestigious cars on the market.
If you are looking for new ways to honour the success
of your sales team or to offer a special “Thank You”
CUSTOM-MADE LUXURY to your best customers, we at Elite Rent-a-Car have
The Elite Driving Experience is entirely customizable to create your own dream many ideas to share with you, and special services at
vacation on wheels: our disposal to help make these rewards very
» Your choice of car among a vast array of performance, luxury & sports vehicles.
» Your choice of arrival/departure city.
» Your choice of #days and total distance. TYPES OF DRIVING EXPERIENCES
» Guided or non-guided trips.
Try a Lamborghini Gallardo, or the Audi R8. How about the BMW Z4. May we Freestyle Driving Experience
suggest the Porsche Boxster, or the Range Rover Sport. There are plenty of choices » Ideal for families and small groups of friends
to suit your driving preference and your style... you choose. and/or colleagues.
Select a driving experience as your weekend escape, your seasonal vacation, or to Features available
top-off your business trip by deciding on the starting point and the length of your » Route customisation.
journey... you choose.
» Car delivery & collection.
» Trip guide book & briefing.
ABSOLUTE PEACE OF MIND
» 24-hour assistance.
Drive, enjoy the road, engage in the experience. Leave all the other details to us.
You’ll have road assistance at your service 24 hours, 7 days a week. Just call the
phone number provided and our specialist team will take care of everything. Guided Driving Experience
» Ideal for Corporate groups and incentive trips.
On guided trips, your luggage will be safely transported in our support van, leaving
you with ample space to enjoy the car and the road. During your journey, our Route Features available
director and professional drivers will provide route and driving guidance, orchestrate » Route customisation.
leisure stops, attend driver needs, and refresh/refuel the cars as needed. Our team
» Car delivery& collection.
will ensure your total satisfaction.
» Trip guide book & briefing.
» 24-hour assistance.
» Luggage & assistance vans.
» Professional guides / drivers.
» Route director.
Our customers appreciate the unique service provided
by our experienced chauffeurs.
WORLDWIDE CHAUFFEURED SERVICE AND TO MAKE YOUR TRIP AS SMOOTH AND FLAWLESS
AS POSSIBLE ELITE OFFERS:
Since 1992 we have been providing a unique standard
for premium chauffeured service. Reliability, responsiveness, » Careful and precise monitoring of your flight arrival time.
discretion and attention to detail are guaranteed for your » Airport Meeting and Greeting service.
comfort, safety and satisfaction.
» Baggage handling at your airport or hotel.
During the last fourteen years we have chauffeured more than » Daily newspapers, magazine and mineral water.
360,000 passengers - on time - safely - and with utmost care.
» Cellular phone rental.
Our network gives you access to chauffeured services in 600 cities » Assistance with hotel and other arrival needs.
in 75 countries.
» Business and personal concierge services.
» A 24 hour / 7 days a week help desk.
OUR RANGE OF SERVICES INCLUDES:
Airport transfers, Point-to-point travel, Customer Directed,
Roadshows, Meetings and Events, customised tours
OUR EXCEPTIONAL DRIVERS
You can relax and enjoy your trip because Elite’s chauffeurs...
» are all multilingual
» are trained as local guides and can provide brief
or in-depth sightseeing tours for visitors
» will always fully respect your confidentiality
Smarter Purchase, Smarter Value.
A Zen symbol – the circle of enlightenment. A circle that is a vast space in which nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
ONE PAYMENT FOR ALL YOUR CAR TRANSPORTATION ARRANGEMENTS ANYWHERE IN EUROPE
From managing ground transportation for your next European corporate road show, to having the latest supercar of your
choice delivered to your holiday retreat or a Mini for your city driving needs the ENSO Membership does it all for you.
Choose from 400 self-drive cars and a chauffeured fleet operating in 600 cities.
Save time, even money and always get what you need where and when you need it.
It is an unparalleled service. Why not try it.
ABOUT THE ENSO » No joining fees » Free insurance
MEMBERSHIP » A one off payment » Free car delivery
» Guaranteed availability » Free limousine transfers
» Preferential rates » International usage
» Fixed cost » Dedicated team and service
Choose the prepaid programme tailored to your needs. Please contact the following number for further details:
00 8000 3676 111 I firstname.lastname@example.org I www.eliterent.com/enso
You, “Our Client”, are our most important asset.
The world, is our social responsibility.
ELITE SOLIDARITY PARTNERSHIP FRIENDS OF HUMANITY
Over the years, while Elite has been growing and developing Friends of Humanity is a Geneva-based non-profit organisation
its core business, we have also been a pioneer in trying to walk created by Elite’s founder, Graziella Zanoletti. FOH is active in the
the talk of “social responsibility”. defense of human rights and dignity, education and training,
healthcare and natural medicine, environmental protection and
Respect for human dignity, integrity, and trust have been deeply
conservation, and micro-finance. Projects are currently underway
embedded into the core of Elite’s corporate social values.
in Asia and Latin America.
Under the leadership of Graziella Zanoletti, Elite’s President
and CIO, we have actively contributed to solidarity projects in
Switzerland and assisted developing countries in different regions
and continents of the world including Kabul, Brazilian Amazonia,
Hanoi, Tamil Nadu, Tibet, and Mali.
From that experience the Elite Solidarity Partnership concept
(ESP) was born. ESP are also proud sponsors of Friends Of Humanity.
To view the latest additions to our car fleet and our current rates, please visit our website at: www.eliterent.com
You can call us free at: 00 8000 731 81 11 or send an email to: email@example.com
Elite Rent-a-Car SA • 51, rue des Pâquis • CH-1211 Geneva 21 • Switzerland • Tel +41 (0)22 909 87 87 • Fax +41 (0)22 731 90 87
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