Meru Cabs, one of India’s first radio taxi service providers, today announced its partnership with eCab, a global mobile app by Taxis G7, one of Europe’s leading taxi service provider. With this partnership, Meru Cabs will provide cab services to foreign travellers in India and to Indian travellers going abroad, with eCab mobile app.
International travellers can now book Meru Cabs services through their eCab mobile app while travelling in Indian cities where Meru offers its services. On the other hand, domestic travellers visiting countries where eCab services are available – major cities in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Ireland, and Canada, can avail eCab partners cab service using eCab App. Both domestic and international travellers can book, track and make cashless payments by using the Meru and eCab mobile app. The app is currently available only for Android and iOS
“We are proud to become the first Indian radio taxi player to forge a global alliance and become a part of eCab alliance, driven by prestigious Taxis G7 which enjoys strong presence across key international markets. With this alliance, Meru Cabs will now extend its array of services to international commuters visiting India through the eCab mobile app,” said Siddhartha Pahwa, CEO, Meru Cabs.
The service is currently available in six Indian cities – Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune, and is expected to be available in all 23 cities that Meru covers by end of this week.
“This partnership will increase the reach of our five million customers, a large chunk of which is mobile, to use the services of eCab in the countries where it is operating,” said Prem Kalliath, COO of Meru Cabs.
Commenting on the strategic alliance, Laurent Kennel, CEO, eCab said, “With our shared commitment towards customer centricity, technology and innovation, we believe there are synergies between the companies. Through this partnership, international passengers can now avail a global, affordable and convenient taxi travel experience via our international network of partners.”