• Uber has announced plans to further reduce its operating expenses

    Published on : Wednesday, May 20, 2020

     In response to the economic challenges resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, Uber will be further reducing its operating expenses as it has been been hard hit by the slowdown in travel caused by the outbreak. The company expects to reduce …

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  • Uber stripped of its London license for irregular business practice

    Published on : Tuesday, November 26, 2019

    London’s city transport regulator, Transport for London, on Monday stripped Uber of its license to operate in the city city’s transport regulator, which cited a “pattern of failures” that “placed passenger safety and security at risk.”   San Francisco-based Uber …

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  • IMEX America 2019 will talk on innovation discovery and strong business value

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    IMEX America never stands still. The show, taking place September 10 – 12 in Las Vegas, showcases the changing landscape of the business events industry around the world.  Innovation, discovery, exploration – and strong business value – are all on …

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  • Uber to create first world’s aerial rideshare network, flying cars’ trials in Melbourne

    Published on : Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Uber plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. It is working to create ‘first world’s aerial rideshare network’. Melbourne is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service.     One of …

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  • Uber Technologies buys rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal

    Published on : Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    Uber Technologies Inc is going to spend $3.1 billion to buy Middle East rival Careem, buying dominance in a competitive region ahead of a hotly anticipated initial public offering. Uber said that it would pay $1.4 billion in cash and …

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  • Uber no more operative in Barcelona due to new rules

    Published on : Friday, February 1, 2019

    As per the new Catalan government rule vehicles for hire should take bookings 15 minutes in advance  which led to the suspension of Uber services in Barcelona.   Cabify, Spain’s own ride-hailing app having one million users in Barcelona also …

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  • Flying pilot less cars to revolutionise travel by 2023, Boeing does inaugural test flight

    Published on : Friday, January 25, 2019

      Pilotless air taxis have moved closer to becoming a reality after Boeing successfully completed its first test flight of a passenger air vehicle.   Boeing successfully completed its first test of a passenger air vehicle making pilot less air taxi …

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  • Dubai’s Emirates signs new partnership with Uber

    Published on : Monday, October 1, 2018

    Emirates and Uber have announced an exclusive partnership that will provide Emirates passengers visiting Dubai from select international countries with discounted airport rides.     The collaborative offer will see visitors to Dubai from Australia, Egypt, France, Saudi Arabia, and …

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  • Uber to block customers with poor ratings in Oz, NZ

    Published on : Thursday, September 6, 2018

    App cab operator Uber will block customers in Australia and New Zealand from its ride service if they have a low passenger rating.   According to the company, riders rated four-out-of-five stars or lower will be banned for six months. …

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  • Uber appeals court for license renewal

    Published on : Tuesday, June 26, 2018

    Uber made an appeal at the Westminister Magistrates’ Court for license renewal, last year the officials had refused to renew the license considering the public safety and security.       Uber argued that it had made significant changes like …

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  • Lyft plans to focus on sustainable management to attract customers

    Published on : Monday, April 23, 2018

    Ride sharing app, Lyft plans to focus on sustainable management to draw the environmentally conscious customers from Uber Technologies.       Lyft hired a company called 3Degrees in order to make success the environmental friendly projects. They will oversee …

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  • Uber sells all its South East Asia operations to Singapore based app Grab

    Published on : Monday, March 26, 2018

    The ride sharing tech application Uber is selling its South Asia’s operations to its rival Grab, Singapore-based technology organization which is offering the ride-hailing and logistics services through its app in Singapore and neighbouring Southeast Asian nations such as Malaysia, …

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  • China’s most valuable travel giant Meituan Mulling emerged as rival to Uber

    Published on : Saturday, March 24, 2018

    Meituan Dianping, which is one of the most popular Chinese food reviews and delivery giant backed by Tencent Holdings Ltd., has emerged with record revenue generation around $60 billion at IPO .     Meituan Dianping is weighing a valuation …

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  • Amex forecasts a strong year for business travel

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Demand for business travel is rising internationally.   It is a trend that is expected to continue well into the new year as per the Global Business Travel Forecast 2018 that was published by American Express Global Business Travel.   …

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  • Travel buyers: sharing economy benefits corporate travel program

    Published on : Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    A fresh research by the Business Travel Show has revealed that over half of the business travel buyers currently feel that sharing economy providers act as a benefit to their travel program.   This marks a significant rise on the …

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  • Uber’s rival Didi deals with Brazil for ride sharing

    Published on : Friday, January 5, 2018

    Chinese Travel technology app Didi Chuxing is making a deal with Brazil worth $600 million to promote the sharing of ride in the country.   Didi is little known outside its home market. But the Brazilian deal reflects its push …

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  • VAT exemption on Dubai Metro and taxis in UAE

    Published on : Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Post the implementation of value added tax (VAT) to be effective from Jnauary 1, the UAE residents banking on the public transportation system to commute will not be paying more for using the public transportation.     Dilip Jain, VAT …

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  • Uber launches app features for “Help a Hungry Child” project

    Published on : Saturday, December 23, 2017

    The global transportation app, Uber launches the app features to donate to the globally acclaimed newspaper “The Independent’s” Help A Hungry Child Christmas appeal.     On all Uber trips in London today, the ride-hailing app will display a pop-up …

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  • Uber appoints Hardford as chief operating officer

    Published on : Saturday, December 23, 2017

    Barney Harford will join Uber as the chief operating officer, he earlier worked as the chief executive of Orbitz.   He will be the second-highest ranking executive at Uber Technologies.     Former chief executive Travis Kalanick  was earlier searching …

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  • Careem, Uber rival in Middle East is growing with the new improvement technology for travel

    Published on : Monday, December 11, 2017

    The travel technology-riding sharing and cab firm Careem based in Middle East is making itself as the greatest competitor of Uber, proving the most logical way of the improvement of transportation.   Mudassir Sheikha of Dubai from the headquarter of …

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