FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Athens, Georgia, USA, March 26, 1998 -- AVIS will be providing special
discount rates for members of the International Development Network
(IDN)(http://www.idn.org/), according to Christopher Byrne, Director of
the IDN. In a contract signed by Avis and the IDN this week, members of
the IDN will be eligible to receive 5-20% discounts on car rentals
around the world, and these discounts will be applicable to business and
In addition, members will receive bonus coupons for US$10.00 off of a
weekly rental and for a free weekend day. Members will also accumulate
frequent flyer miles on selected airlines when renting an AVIS car.
Organizational members of the IDN will be able to provide these
discounts to their employees.
"We see this as an important tool to give our members value-added
services to thank them for their support of the International
Development Network", said Mr. Byrne. "We hope to be able to provide
more value-added benefits for our members as the network continues to
Launched on February 23, 1998, the IDN has welcomed over 1,300 visitors
from over 15 countries to their web site. The IDN was created exists to
provide a centralized, information resources and exchange center for
development professionals around the world, as well as a source of
development education information fore interested people.
In addition to the new benefits from AVIS, members receive rebates of
5-15% on books purchased through the IDN Bookstore, 15% rebates on
magazines purchased through the IDN Newsstand, e-mail addresses, access
to members-only discussion forums, access to consultant/vendor
databases, and web space.
Additional information may be requested by sending an e-mail to
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