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Dollar Rent A Car Introduces "Dollar® TRAVEL CENTER" at Key Airport Locations, Customers Obtain Free Travel Information at Interactive Kiosks

Emily Gill, Dollar Rent A Car

Tulsa, Okla., May 10, 2001:  Dollar Rent A Car today introduced the “DOLLAR® TRAVEL CENTER,” an interactive kiosk providing helpful travel information for its customers at Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles airports. The kiosks are conveniently located at the DOLLAR pickup and return areas at each airport.

By touch, customers can make air, hotel and DOLLAR car rental reservations; obtain U.S. weather forecasts, driving directions and event information; access personal Web-based e-mail accounts, as well as receive free Internet access and view the top headline news of the day, all at the interactive kiosk.

“The DOLLAR TRAVEL CENTER interactive kiosk will provide our customers with easy access to the online information they seek,” Charlie Coniglio, DOLLAR Staff Vice President, e-Commerce, says. “Whether its travel information, top news headlines or just to check e-mails, we’re excited to provide this free service to our customers.”

Dollar partnered with the Official Kiosk Group, Inc. (OKG), based in Miami, Fla., to create the DOLLAR TRAVEL CENTER. "We are excited to work with a travel industry leader like Dollar Rent A Car to provide this cutting edge technology service,” Ben Solomon, OKG President, says.” “Our user-friendly kiosks bridge the digital divide by offering online content in Dollar’s physical locations.”

About Dollar Rent A Car
Dollar Rent A Car, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., (NYSE: DTG), has approximately 430 worldwide locations in 26 countries, with a significant presence in Australia, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, including 260 locations in the United States. The company and its licensees have locations at most major airports across the nation, and a fleet of 78,000 vehicles. Through its alliance with Sixt rent a car, Dollar offers service in more than 25 additional countries covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. DOLLAR worldwide headquarters is located in Tulsa, Okla. For additional information, the DOLLAR Web address is dollar.com.

About OKG
OKG (www.okgnetwork.com) specializes in formulating strategic kiosk deployment initiatives and building custom kiosk systems. OKG offers end-to-end kiosk solutions, including project planning, monitoring and maintenance, enclosures, integration of hardware and software, site modification, interface design, installation, networking, data collection, analysis reporting. OKG has been operating Internet kiosk systems in some of the best-known convention centers, stadiums, corporate centers and hotel properties since 1999. OKG is a subsidiary of Advanced Multimedia Group, Inc. (AMG, amginternational.com).
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