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Travelling to Europe this summer? Use Uber's new boat services

Visiting Europe this summer? Try Uber’s new boat services

Tourists will be able to use the Uber app to access new nautical experiences in Ibiza, Venice, Athens, Paris, Corfu and Santorini

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Moove raises $100m in Series B round: Mubadala, Uber invest

The funding comes after a year of significant growth for Moove that saw the company increase its annual recurring revenue to more than $115m

Uber’s new ‘green’ feature helps riders track emissions

The Emission Savings feature not only allows users to see their environmental impact but also provides insights into how their choices contribute to a greener future

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Uber Green fares reduced in Dubai

Each Uber Green trip emits at least 25 per cent less carbon emissions than the average ride

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Saudi railways integrates Uber’s reserve product on rail platform

The service allows passengers to pre-book up to four reserve rides to and from seven train stations across six cities

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Uber to add 25,000 electric vehicles in India in green push

The ride-hailing company will launch EV Uber Green in June in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi

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Etihad Rail, Uber sign MoU to jointly bolster integrated mobility services

The companies will look at integrating e-hailing services and explore the possibility of creating an Uber dedicated pickup and drop-off area for passengers within stations

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Tourists from over 80 countries visited MENA region in 2022, reveals Uber

The latest insights revealed that the number of sustainable trips in the UAE doubled with over 9 per cent of trips requested in Q1 2023 being emission-free

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Why diverse teams drive innovation and success

There is a growing recognition of the importance of inclusivity in the workplace

Uber, Dubai Airports to enhance visitors' on-ground commute experience

Uber, Dubai Airports to enhance visitors’ on-ground commute experience

Uber and Dubai Airports will be increasing the capacity of pick-up zones in all terminals, including twelve parking bays, and in-terminal wayfinding

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Uber transports 2.6 million riders across Qatar during FIFA World Cup

According to Uber, people from 95 countries used its app while visiting Qatar during the tournament

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Uber conducting probe after vendor hit with cyberattack

Teqtivity, which helps manage and track information technology equipment such as phones and computers, on Monday confirmed the cyberattack

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Uber appoints new general manager to lead business across the UAE and Levant

Pia El Hachem will be leading Uber’s strategy, operations, policy and business development, while overseeing the company’s end-to-end business

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Uber’s Frans Hiemstra takes over as regional general manager for Middle East And Africa

Hiemstra has been with Uber since September 2015 and has taken on various roles over the years

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Uber hikes UAE fares as petrol prices surge in key oil producer

The ride-hailing company will charge as much as 11 per cent more for some trips, it said in an email to customers

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

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

UAE: Uber to offer free rides to people seeking Covid-19 jab till July 31

Passengers will be able to avail two free Uber rides, up to Dhs60 each, to and from public vaccination centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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Uber appoints new GM for MENA, Pakistan region

Saad Pall’s most recent role was of the company’s General Manager in Pakistan

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Uber offers free rides for Covid-19 vaccinations at Mediclinic centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Its latest initiative is supported by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Integrated Transport Centre

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Covid-19: Uber offers discounted rides on trips to vaccination centres in the UAE

The discounted fare will be applicable for rides undertaken from January 25 – February 8

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Uber commits $800m to electrify taxi fleet

All cars on Uber platform will be electric vehicles by 2040

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Uber launches ride services in Sharjah

Customers in Sharjah can access UberSelect, Uber’s more affordable service

Uber partners with Mastercard to offer free rides home to all inbound UAE residents

The service will be applicable for rides home from Dubai International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport

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Disruptors in the UAE: How have they shifted the landscape?

Disrupting, enabling, reinventing the system – whatever you want to call it, a shift in the status quo is alive and well in the UAE

Uber introduces enhanced Covid-19 safety precautions in the UAE

The new measures will be in place until the end of June after which it will be reviewed

Uber’s Middle East unit Careem sees recovery after 80% slump

According to the CEO, Careem has ruled out further job cuts after reducing staff by 31 per cent in May

Saudi wealth fund PIF buys Boeing, Citi, Facebook, Disney stakes

The PIF is looking into “any opportunity” arising from the economic wreckage of the crisis, its governor said in April

Uber launches UberMedics to support healthcare workers in the UAE

It has partnered with Mubadala as well as hospitals including Saudi German Hospital and Zulekha Hospital

Uber drivers in Qatar ‘on strike’ over lower fares

Drivers are said to have stopped picking up passengers in protest of new fare structure