Careem Launches A New Car Type in Partnership with Salik Limousine Rental Qatar
Doha, Qatar - 30 September 2018: To provide further ease and comfort to its users, Careem, the region’s leading ride hailing platform and the only tech unicorn for the Middle East, has announced launching a new car type in Qatar today.
The launch comes as a result of Careem’s partnership with Salik, one of Qatar’s leading limousine companies. Through this partnership, Both Careem and Salik will cater to all sections of society, especially families and ensure a safer, more comfortable way to travel around the city.
The Max car type will feature one of the most popular and desired SUVs in Qatar, the Toyota Land Cruiser and users can book the Max car type on-demand and scheduled bookings using the Careem app. All Max cars will feature complimentary Apple and Android mobile chargers, AUX cables and water bottles.
“Our mission is to make people’s lives simpler by providing a variety of convenient transportation solutions that respond to local needs. We tailor our car types to ensure we offer convenient options that have a meaningful impact on the local population.” said Bilal Sheikh, Assistant General Manager of Careem GCC.
Ahmed Al Hamadi, Chief Executive Officer of Salik Limousine Rental said: “Salik is thriving to be the best option for Qatar’s visitors and residents and always looking for innovate ways to develop the transportations sector in general”
The Tech unicorn started its operations in Qatar in 2015 through its Careem GO and GO+ car types and has always looked for ways to fulfil the increasing demand and bridge current ride-hailing gaps in the region .
With continuous expansion, Careem is setting in motion a new industry in Qatar and several other countries. The service looks to establish a reliable mode of transportation for its customers and create jobs in the process.
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Careem is the region’s leading technology company and ride-hailing app. A pioneer in the region’s ‘sharing economy’ - its mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem is now the only unicorn in the region and operates in more than 100 cities across 14 countries in the broader Middle East including North Africa, Turkey and Pakistan.