Uber launches service into Osaka

first_img RelatedPosts Osaka approves Yumeshima site for commercial development in latest IR move US-based car service Uber Technologies has announced that it will partner with Osaka’s largest taxi company, Milight, to provide taxi dispatch services via its smartphone app.At a press conference on Wednesday, Uber confirmed that Osaka will become the third Japanese city in which is operates after Tokyo and Nagoya, with the company currently conducting beta tests in Awaji Island. It plans to expand to Sendai and Aomori as well. Load More Japan to conduct nationwide prefectural survey to confirm IR intentions Huawei Japan joins Kansai Economic Federation with eye on World Expo 2025 and Osaka IR Outside of Japan, Uber is currently available in over 60 countries worldwide.The World Expo is to be held in Osaka in 2025 and an IR property is expected to open its doors around the same time. Both Uber and Milight have their eyes on inbound tourists, aiming to provide a convenient and comfortable transportation tool.Osaka has welcomed the arrival of Uber, pointing to the increase in convenience for visitors and the contribution it will provide Osaka as an international city.“This will without a doubt change Osaka,” said Milight COO, Taigi Sasai. “We hope this partnership enhances our ability to serve our customers.”last_img

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