Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be speaking at a product launch event in San Francisco, CA on September 26, 2019.

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Uber We are planning to become a travel “super app”.

Headquartered in San Francisco, the company announced Wednesday that it will add trains, buses, planes and car rentals to its UK app. This move is part of the pilot and hopefully can be extended to other countries at a later date.

Uber does not offer these travel services themselves, but will allow users to book them through the app, following software integration with the ticket-selling platform.

The tech giant, which could be reduced on a reservation-by-book basis, said it plans to announce various partners in the coming months.

According to Uber, this integration will increase app usage for UK users who can also use apps such as Bolt and FreeNow. The United Kingdom is one of Uber’s largest markets outside the United States.

Uber boss Jamie Heywood of the United Kingdom said in a statement that Uber wants to be a “one-stop shop for all travel needs.”

“I’ve been able to book rides, bikes, boat services and scooters for years with the Uber app, so it’s natural to add trains and coaches,” he said.

“Later this year, we plan to integrate our key partners into the Uber app to incorporate flights and future hotels by creating a seamless door-to-door travel experience.”

Uber will also be able to purchase Eurostar train tickets through the app. Eurostar allows travelers to commute from London to Paris and other cities via the Channel Tunnel.

This announcement will be made after Uber’s recent victory.

March 26, Secure Uber A 30-month license to continue operating in London ends a lengthy battle with city regulators over whether the Ride Hailing app is “appropriate and appropriate.”

However, the company is behind schedule for the “SuperAppli” plan.

In 2018, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he wanted to add a transport option to the app.

“It’s no exaggeration to say that Covid made it a little harder for us to go as fast as we wanted,” Haywood said. Told the Financial Times..

In pre-market trading on Wednesday, Uber’s share price fell 1.6% at 6:40 ET to $ 34.40.