India-based restaurant search app Zomato announced Thursday that they are partnering with on-demand transportation app Uber, to enable booking of cabs to the restaurant.
Here’s how it works — the user taps the Uber button in the Zomato app after finding a place to dine at, and is presented with options to choose the Uber service, estimated fare and arrival time.
According to a news release sent today, this partnership has been rolled out to Zomato users in 27 cities across 13 countries; namely – India, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand, The Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Turkey, UAE and the United States.
“Through this API integration, Zomato users in 13 countries will now be able to reach those hidden gems in their cities seamlessly and in style.” said Eric Alexander, Head of Business, Asia - Uber.
Zomato is a restaurant search and discovery app, providing in-depth information for over 1 million restaurants across 22 countries. Uber is currently present in over 300 cities in 56 countries.