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Careem’s 2023 numbers: From a $20,420 food order to 1.1m burgers

Super app, Careem, has released its latest highlights and numbers for the year 2023

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Dubai: School Rides service by Careem, RTA sees rising demand

The cost of the trip is 34.5 per cent less than the cost of the regular limousine services offered by Careem

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You can now buy movie tickets in Dubai via the Careem app. Here’s how

Customers can search for, select and purchase tickets for movies playing at cinemas in Dubai – all within a few taps

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Careem, RTA partner to launch ‘School Rides’ in Dubai

The company said its customers can select the ‘School Rides’ car type on its multiservice app to book affordable school rides for their children

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Careem launches new visual brand identity

The ‘C’ wink and bold green remain central to the company’s new brand identity, with the notable logo only slightly tweaked


UAE telecoms giant e& Group acquires $400m stake in Careem Super App

The company plans to use the proceeds from the new investment to accelerate its ambitious vision to create the first ‘everything app’


Careem clocks in one billion rides

Careem captains have driven over nine billion kilometres across more than 80 cities in ten years

Careem introduces inter-city rides from Saudi to Qatar

Careem introduces inter-city rides from Saudi to Qatar for FIFA World Cup

City-to-city rides are available to those attending multiple matches

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UAE-based Chatfood announces partnership with Careem Express

The collaboration will help restaurant merchants access a delivery fleet at the click of a button

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Careem acquires money transfer technology platform Denarii

Denarii helps businesses build secure profit centres by automating accounts payable and B2B payments

Careem acquires Munch-On in the UAE

Careem acquires food delivery platform Munch:On in the UAE

Munch:On will stop daily operations and the offering will be rebuilt on the Careem app

Uber’s Careem seeks $500m from Abu Dhabi and Saudi funds

Dubai-based Careem has reportedly held talks with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Abu Dhabi’s ADQ to raise the funds

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RTA and Careem launch Phase II of bike rental service in Dubai

There have been 950 pedal-assisted e-bikes added to the pool, taking the total number of these bikes available in the emirate up to 1,750

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Careem launches 15-minute grocery delivery service in Dubai

Its Quik service will initially be available in JVC, Marina, and Business Bay before the end of the year

Uber, Careem said to face $100m tax bill in Saudi

The claims are reportedly related to a dispute over how to calculate value-added tax

Majority of MENA, Pakistan consumers prefer digital payment methods for ecommerce: report

The report estimates that 209m more customers in MENA and Pakistan have begun shopping online since the start of the pandemic

Dubai’s Hala appoints new CEO

Basil Hovakeemian replaces Clemence Dutertre who has become vice president of marketing for Careem

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Hala offers free rides home for Dubai residents returning from Covid-19 vaccination centres

The offer is valid on Hala (Dubai Taxis) and Hala Van (Dubai Taxis), starting from January 26

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Careem reduces fares in Dubai by up to 50%

The minimum fare on the Careem Max rides has been reduced by half

Dubai’s Careem announces 25 partners for rewards programme

Customers can earn points by taking rides, ordering food, shopping for essentials or getting anything delivered

Bold decisions: How Covid-19 hustled Careem back to the startup mindset

Gheed El Makkoui, general manager at Careem UAE discusses all things mobility with Gulf Business in times of the pandemic


Careem begins intercity services from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Passengers will need to obtain a negative Covid-19 test to be eligible for entry into Abu Dhabi

Dubai’s Careem offers permanent work-from-home option to employees across 14 countries

All 36 physical offices will remain open to facilitate collaboration and for colleagues who prefer an office environment

Dubai Economy facilitates partnerships between Emirates Cooperative Society, fulfilment partners to ease online shopping

The fulfilment partners will showcase up to 4,000 products of Emirates Cooperative Society, as well as deliver them to customers within 60-90 minute from the time of purchase

Message from regional hospitality leaders: Dubai is open

Dubai officially reopened its doors to international tourists from July 7, even as the local economy has gradually returned to some level of normalcy. Covid-19 preventative measures remain, but the move will hopefully bolster the entire tourism ecosystem and aid its economic recovery. Have hospitality and leisure businesses in Dubai started to feel the impact?


Network International underpins Careem’s digital payments initiative

The five-year agreement will see Network International process prepaid cards on behalf of Careem in five countries

Dubai Hala taxi service lays down stringent health and hygiene rules in the wake of Covid-19

Drivers will be required to pass a temperature test before picking up passengers

Dubai online retailer Noon to launch a ‘fair’ food delivery platform

Alabbar says the F&B sector has been held ransom by food aggregator platforms

Hala and Careem launch e-hailing services in Ras Al Khaimah

Both Hala and Careem will be launching a pilot phase, available across Ras Al Khaimah by mid-August 2020

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