Uber News

Uber sells Chinese operations to Didi Chuxing

Uber sells Chinese operations to Didi Chuxing

Uber has agreed to sell its Chinese business to rival Didi Chuxing. The taxi-booking app will retain separate branding in the country, with Uber also taking a 5.9 per cent stake in the combined company. Didi Chuxing - which is backed by internet giants Tencent and Alibaba - dominates the taxi-booking sector in China with nearly 90 per cent of the market.

Hilton Worldwide inks deal with Uber

Hilton Worldwide inks deal with Uber

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with technology platform Uber to offer expanded digital features that will further simplify and streamline the travel experience for Hilton guests. Through the partnership, Hilton guests around the world can set Uber ‘Ride Reminders,’ automated notifications to request Uber rides to and from the hotel.

Starwood signs global partnership with Uber

Starwood signs global partnership with Uber

Starwood Preferred Guest has signed a new partnership with Uber, giving members the opportunity to earn coveted Starpoints during any Uber ride, worldwide. “This new partnership with Uber accelerates our SPG members’ drive to rewards and is just one more way that Starwood is combining high tech and high touch to transform their travel experiences,” said Adam Aron, chief executive, Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

Uber returns to Delhi following government ban

Uber returns to Delhi following government ban

23rd Jan 2015 Car Rental News

Uber has re-launched services in Delhi after a month-long suspension following rape allegations against a driver. Taxis were show as available on the company’s app today; despite warnings from government officials the company was still blacklisted. Uber has applied for a radio taxi licence in the city, potentially clearing the way for its official approval.