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Grab partners with Kophrindo to elevate tourists’ ride experience at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International AirportGrab partners with Kophrindo to elevate tourists’ ride experience at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport

Grab and Koperasi Pengelola Hotel dan Restoran Indonesia (Kophrindo) today inaugurated Grab-Kophrindo booth at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar as a seamless and safe meeting point for passengers and Grab’s driver partners.

DENPASAR, 10 APRIL 2018 – Grab and Koperasi Pengelola Hotel dan Restoran Indonesia (Kophrindo) today inaugurated Grab-Kophrindo booth at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar as a seamless and safe meeting point for passengers and Grab’s driver partners. The facility aimed to become a ride solution for tourists in Bali as world’s top tourist destination[1] and support the transportation infrastructure in one of the busiest airports in Indonesia.

“Through the partnership with Kophrindo at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport that has been established since December 2017, Grab can play its part in supporting the efforts to enhance airport transport service by providing Grab-Kophrindo Meeting Point Booth in the arrival area that will ease the pick-up process for our customers who use GrabCar to explore the Island of God with our driver-partners. Grab appreciates Kophrindo for its trust on our service and hope we can participate in supporting the advancement of tourism in Bali.” said Ridzki Kramadibrata, Managing Director, Grab Indonesia.

Strategically located in domestic arrival area of I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, tourists can seamlessly book the ride to reach their holiday destinations and visit Grab booth to meet driver partners. The official staff in the booth will help the passengers with the ride booking process and inform some tour packages provided by Kophrindo.

“We are honored to be able to partner with Grab in elevating the transportation service for tourist in the Island of Thousand Temples. We hope this booth can support transportation infrastructure at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, as well as provide more transport mode options for tourists.” said Weri Sulasmiaty, Chairman of Koperasi Pengelola Hotel dan Restoran Indonesia (Kophrindo).

According to the data of Mastercard Index of Global Destination Cities 2017[1], Southeast Asia continues developing to become tourist’s main destination globally. The presence of Grab in 196 cities across Southeast Asia has led Grab as the leading transportation application that facilitates tourists’ activities in the region.

“Uber acquisition strengthens our presence in Southeast Asia. The tourists from various countries can enjoy seamless ride with our set of services available on the app. The meeting point facility at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport will provide safer, more convenient, and more affordable ride experience to the customers in Bali.” added Ridzki.

Grab-Kophrindo meeting point will start operating on 10 April 2018 in domestic arrival area at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. Passengers can key in “Kophrindo-Grab Meeting Point” as the pick-up location during the booking process and enjoy GrabCar fixed fare stated upfront on the app. In Bali, Grab provides GrabCar, GrabBike, GrabTaxi, GrabFood and GrabExpress service.

Currently, Grab app has been downloaded in more than 90 million mobile devices, giving passengers the access to more than 5 million driver partners and agent partners. Grab offers the most transport service options, including car, bike, taxi, and carpooling service, in addition to package delivery and food delivery services.

About Grab

Grab is one of the most frequently used O2O mobile platforms in Southeast Asia, providing the everyday services that matter most to consumers. Commute, eat, deliver shopping – and pay with one e-wallet. Grab believes that every Southeast Asian should benefit from the digital economy, and the company provides access to safe and affordable transport, food and package delivery, mobile payments and financial services. Grab currently offers services in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia. For more information, please visit www.Grab.com.

[1] “Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017: Asia Pacific Spearheading Travel Tailwinds”, https://newsroom.mastercard.com/asia-pacific/press-releases/mastercard-global-destinations-cities-index-2017-asia-pacific-spearheading-travel-tailwinds/

[2] “TripAdvisor Announces Top Destinations Around the Globe in 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards”, https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/tripadvisor-announces-top-destinations-around-the-globe-in-2017-travelers-choice-awards-300426745.html

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