Floor transport supplier Sixt is working with mobility platform Jyrney to supply on-demand taxi rides in main UK cities.
The brand new strategic partnership between Sixt and Jyrney, which won the 2022 Business Travel Innovation Faceoff at Enterprise Journey Present Europe in London final week, will give Sixt clients entry to “trusted” taxi and minicab operators in 10 launch areas within the UK.
Jyrney’s software program permits Sixt experience clients to entry on-demand taxis in any of the launch cities: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Luton, Bristol and London. Prospects can ebook these taxi or minicab rides utilizing the Sixt app.
Konrad Thoma, senior vp of Sixt experience, mentioned the Jyrney partnership could be a “step change” within the availability of on-demand floor transport providers within the UK.
“Jyrney’s algorithm will guarantee we offer the closest, finest worth and highest high quality provide based mostly on our clients’ particular person preferences,” added Thoma.
“Following our extremely profitable technique in Germany, we’ll join clients to one of the best non-public rent and taxi operators, alongside our current pre-booked experience providers and car rental, all of which can be found within the Sixt app.”
Daniel Value, co-founder and CEO of Jyrney, added that the brand new partnership with Sixt was “strategically vital for us”.
“It validates our imaginative and prescient to make mobility providers, akin to non-public rent and taxi, extra related and simpler to entry for each customers and enterprise travellers,” added Value.
“Our aim is to increase the community we provide sooner or later, opening new markets for Sixt experience by way of our partnership. Sixt is thought for its forward-thinking digital technique, and we’re thrilled to help in delivering a world-class mobility answer.”