Hailo Takes the Stress out of Getting Home with Google
Always waiting for a taxi come the evening rush hour? Hailo has teamed up with Google to introduce a Now card that will help make the commute a little bit easier for its busy customers.
Instead of poking around in a million different apps and web pages to find what you need, Now cards in the Google app can give you the right information at exactly the right time.
For people who have opted in to Google Now and have downloaded the Hailo app, the Hailo Now card will send an alert to anyone who has booked a journey from outer London zones in to Central London between 7-10am in the morning an offer of a cab home if the passenger is still in the same London location after 5pm...
Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps today announces the appointment of Andrew Pinnington as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Andrew spent 12 years at Carphone Warehouse where he transitioned through a variety of roles, ultimately culminating in the position of Chief Operating Officer of Carphone Warehouse and The Phone House before leaving in 2011. This involved the annual operating responsibility for all CPW & TPH businesses in 10 European countries (UK, Spain, France, Germany, Holland, Sweden, Ireland, Portugal, Switzerland and Belgium). The remit covered 2,400 stores, online and B2B operations...
For the first time ever, Hailo allows riders to pay in-app for any street-hailed taxi.
NEW YORK, LONDON, September 11, 2014 – Hailo, the world’s favorite e-hail app, is making taxi payment even more seamless by launching a new feature, Pay with Hailo. This innovative service offering allows passengers to conveniently pay for a street-hailed taxi ride with the Hailo app.
Using Apple’s iBeacon technology, the Hailo app will automatically recognize when a passenger is in a Hailo driver’s vehicle and invite them to connect and pay for their ride via a simple one-click confirmation...
E-Hail App Now Enables Partnered Developers to Seamlessly Integrate Useful Travel Information and On-Demand Transportation
Thursday, 20 August, 2014: Hailo, one of the world’s fastest growing e-hail apps, today takes a big leap forward and launches its public API for on-demand transportation. The public API will enable third party app developers to add information about the availability and estimated time of arrival of licensed cabs and cars as well as the ability to hail a ride direct from their apps.
Following the popular integration of Hailo into the journey-planning app Citymapper, the launch of the public API puts the extensive and growing Hailo network at the disposal of third party developers...
Our mission at Hailo is to remove the everyday, little hassles from people’s lives. Today, we are proud to extend that mission by opening our public API to millions of developers around the world. Through the Hailo API, developers will be able to integrate the key features of the Hailo experience into their apps, including the number of nearby drivers, the estimated time of arrival, and the ability to hail a Hailo driver directly from their app.
Building on the success of our recent API integration with Citymapper, the transit planning app, and in response to strong developer interest, the launch of the Hailo API puts the full power of the Hailo network at your disposal, encompassing over 60,000 drivers across three continents...
We’re pleased to announce that Hailo has been integrated into six cities on Citymapper, the journey-planning app loved by urbanites everywhere. Citymapper users presented with an array of travel possibilities for a route around London will soon have the additional option of instantly booking and paying for one of Hailo’s fleet of 14,000 black cabs. The integration will also happen in New York, Barcelona, Madrid, Washington DC and Boston.
This is the first time we have been integrated into a third party app, and the first time Citymapper has offered the option to book and pay for travel...