By Tim Maytom
Taxi booking app Hailo and restaurant marketplace Bookatable have partnered to integrate the latter’s cloud-based table reservation into the former’s ride-hailing system, so restaurants can book taxis for diners with the push of a button.
Thanks to Hailo’s fleet of 15,000 London black cabs, diners will no longer have to wait outside in the street awaiting taxis, or make calls from within the restaurant, disturbing other patrons. With a word to waiting staff at the restaurant, a Hailo can be ready to go as soon as the bill is paid and the after-dinner mints finished.
The first phase of the partnership will see the integration rolled out to Bookatable’s top-tier restaurants, with a further 1,500 to go live by the end of the summer, and plans to expand to the service’s entire London ecosystem eventually.
“We’re always looking to make life easier for our restaurant staff and their customers, so our integration with Hailo allows us to offer a greater level of service, as well as provide simplicity for waiting staff,” said Joe Steele, CEO of Bookatable. “Our integrated offering means diners can end their night enjoyably and service staff aren’t rushing between serving tables and waiting outside for …read more
Source:: Mobile App News