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Despite the increasing need for private transit, driver ride cancellation is considered as one of the major issues that hinder the growth of the ride-hailing segment. In fact, 36% of passengers in India claim driver cancellation to be the biggest drawback in booking on-demand taxis. Besides causing inconvenience for customers, it affects the overall business productivity for taxi owners which, in turn, cuts short the cash flow into their businesses.

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In recent years, the travel and tourism industry has garnered increasing interest from the global audience. Naturally, when it comes to planning a vacation, the primary activity is to check all the possibilities for a convenient trip, right from airport pickup to visiting the local attractions. This need for accessibility to local transit in unknown places creates massive scope for the growth of ride-hailing apps in the travel and tourism industry.

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For years, the Indian taxi industry was fragmented and unorganised. But, with the introduction of TaxiForSure in 2013 and Uber’s entry in the same year, a drastic change was in sight. Today, the apprehensions surrounding on-demand taxi transportation have almost disappeared and the existing traditional taxi players have ventured into the digital world.
Retracing the on-demand industry
Where Uber was disrupting the taxi industry all over the world, things seemed slow in the Indian soil.

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Conferences are the life force of the ride-hailing industry however, very few show interest towards them.  Here is why you need to take time to attend ride-hailing conferences.
Know the industry better
Ride-hailing conferences are the most authentic channels through which you can get to know the updates in the industry. There are, of course, a lot of sources on the internet.

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Affiliation is an emerging marketing concept in the business world. It is a kind of marketing that is based on performance where a business operator recompenses connected affiliates for bringing customers through their marketing efforts. It is a sales tactic that helps service providers grow sales by letting others target the same audience (who will be called “affiliates”). Such affiliates will be provided with a commission for recommending the service to others.

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SaaS (software as a service) is a software distribution model, growing at a faster pace, and gaining prominence among startups as it does not require any installation, hardware acquisition, licensing, and maintenance, which will be taken care by a third-party provider (software provider). The third party hosts applications and makes them available to business operators in the cloud.