WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — UATP and Uber for Business (NYSE: UBER) announced today a strategic partnership in which UATP will be integrated into Uber Wallet, enabling travelers to use UATP accounts for rides with Uber as well as orders through Uber Eats. These features will be available in the coming weeks.
“For businesses around the world, the way work gets done looks different these days. Yet, the fundamental goals have remained the same – continue building great products, while uncovering new ways to not just fulfill customer demand, but delight customers and keep them happy,” said Susan Anderson, Global Head of Uber for Business. “That’s why we’re proud to partner with UATP, allowing UATP corporate account holders to expense rides and meals with Uber easily and efficiently. We look forward to working with UATP to help provide a frictionless customer journey from the booking process all the way through to payment and reconciliation, while creating an intuitive way for companies to improve their operations.”
The Uber app is available in 71 countries and over 10,000 cities, with over 16 million trips completed worldwide. UATP account holders will now have access to Uber’s on-demand network and have ride and meal information supplied on statements. Uber is the first rideshare platform company to connect with the UATP network.
“It’s fantastic that this partnership lets UATP corporate travelers pay for rides and meals for Uber with UATP,” said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. “With the added pressures in today’s business travel, it is imperative to place as much ease on the traveler as possible. UATP acceptance for Uber for Business does that and fulfills a strategic vision for both companies.”
The collaboration between the two companies enables Uber for Business to have a new source of global traveler for Uber usage and UATP to have expanded Network volume. The corporate traveler gets an additional portion of the trip centralized within one payment stream. It’s a true win-win-win solution.
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