Rising Startups; Transforming the Travelling within Pakistan

Small and medium-sized businesses plays a very important supporting infrastructure for any country’s economy. Hence, it would not be wrong to say that the ongoing trend of rising startup businesses in Pakistan is substantially contributing in boosting the national economy. These startup businesses have also engraved their marks in the tourism sector of the country.

Jovago Pakistan has compiled a list of rising startups that have not only transformed traveling within Pakistan but have promoted the inbound tourism as well.

  1. Careem

Looking for a ride home, but do not know what to do? Well, Careem International is here with an easy solution to your problem. By expanding their operations to Pakistan in 2012, Careem provides transport solutions in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Their app, which is available for Android and iOS users, allows you to book your ride with just a click on your smartphone. The startup business in order to make this further enticing allows you to pay at your convenience.

  1. Super Savari

Encouraging Pakistanis to own their cities and take pride in it, Super Savari is quite popular among Karachiites these days. By using local buses, that are covered in traditional yet exuberant  truck art, to guide tourists around Karachi’s beautiful fusion of cultures, religions and ethnicity  Super Savari has been quite successful in showing an alluring side of the city of lights.

  1.  Jovago Pakistan

With an inventory of 2000 properties in Pakistan, 25,000 hotels in Africa and more than 200,000 hotels around the world, Jovago is Pakistan’s best hotel booking website. The start-up business aims to promote inbound tourism by helping travelers get the best available price and 24/7 customer service. Apart from their Android app which has 10000 users, Jovago Pakistan have recently launched their iOS app across Asia.

  1. Go Rickshaw

In Pakistan rickshaws are an important mode of travel especially if one is traveling within the city . As the name suggests this startup is aiming to provide travel solutions in Karachi through the use of rickshaws. Go Rickshaw offers enticing features to Karachiites which includes easy pricing, trusted drivers and tracked journey. The entire journey is tracked which can be monitored by the user through the app. In the case of an emergency, there is a security detail available along with roadside assistance. If the case is of rickshaw breakdown then a backup rickshaw will also be available.

  1. Shahi Sawari

The best thing about this startup is that it has been launched by a group of entrepreneurship students. With the mission to positively impact commuter satisfaction and increase the prospects of a better livelihood for the rickshaw drivers, Shahi Sawari is providing rickshaw service in Lahore. They offer 24/7 customer service and reasonable prices to their users.

  1. Uber

The American multinational online transportation network company has finally launched its operations into Pakistan. It is currently operating in Lahore only. Although globally the transport giant accepts payments through credit cards, in Pakistan,keeping in mind with the security situation, they have decided to allow customers to pay in cash. Customers are also offered the option of carpooling to help save cash.

Apart from providing transport solutions, all these startup businesses are helping in promoting a positive image in Pakistan. We extend them our good wishes. If you have knowledge about any other startup businesses that have helped in transforming traveling in Pakistan, then do share it with us in the comments section below.



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