Cooperation with Taxis Colux in Luxembourg
Smartphone app becomes popular taxi service in many European capitals
Berlin/Luxembourg, 21 November 2013. The taxi booking service taxi.eu extends its services to Luxembourg as of now. Their new partner is Taxis Colux S.à r.l, a taxi company renowned in the European metropolis since the 1930ies. Luxembourg is strategically important for taxi.eu. With its many European institutions, the city undoubtedly is a major hub and a must for all taxi apps in a business environment. “Whether travellers arrive from Geneva, Vienna, Copenhagen, Prague or Berlin – our service is available in all these cities,” Hermann Waldner, managing director of fms Systems GmbH and one of the founders of taxi.eu, points out. The smartphone application quickly and conveniently finds taxis for its customers using the data network. The cab service is provided in cooperation with local taxi companies without exception. The app can be downloaded free of charge on the iPhone app store and Android’s Google play.
“In Luxembourg exceedingly high standards are set in the taxi business. Taxi passengers in Europe’s administrative capital are accustomed to high quality and modern thinking. Offering an excellent service in the electronic booking segment, taxi.eu is a perfect match for our service,” Olivier Galle, owner of Taxis Colux S.à r.l, explains the cooperation from his point of view. Colux runs a customary taxi service as well as a limousine service meeting the special requirements of Luxembourg. Waldner says that the quality awareness of Taxis Colux makes them an ideal business partner for taxi.eu.
With the city of Luxembourg being the administrative centre of the European Union, the Grand Duchy is an important market for any taxi app with a European claim: Luxembourg is the seat of the European Court of Justice, the European Court of Auditors, the Secretariat of the European Parliament, and the European Investment Bank; the offices of the European Commission are situated in Luxembourg as well as the European Financial Stability Facility. The Council of the European Union also meets in Luxembourg.
By now, taxi.eu is available in 60 European cities such as Luxembourg, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Prague, Vienna, and Berlin. In Switzerland the
service is offered in Basel, Geneva, and Zurich; additionally, it is available in the French city of Lyon. The service also continually grows in
other big European cities, such as Rotterdam, Graz, Linz, and Salzburg. In Germany taxi.eu cooperates nationwide with partners from Aachen to Würzburg.
At present, 42 000 taxis with 125 000 drivers are on the road for taxi.eu. The taxi portal was founded by Hermann Waldner and is being extended in close
cooperation with the Vienna based software company fms/Austrosoft since February 2012.
About Taxis Colux S.à r.l
Since the day of foundation Colux is regarded as the leading taxi service in Luxembourg. The company has a modern fleet of vehicles and a n efficient IT structure integrating innovative elements such as data communication as well as control and navigation technology. Colux offers classic taxi services and a special limousine service.
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