Uber restarts operations in Cancun
"We are happy to return home. Our return consolidates the commitment we have with Cancun and its citizens. We want to be part of the city and provide solutions to mobility, as well as offer self-employment opportunities to more than 5,000 people. We thank the users, driving partners and numerous private entrepreneurs' chambers for their support during our break," commented Saúl Crespo, Communications Manager at Uber, Mexico.
Currently, there is a sentence of a federal judge (final suspension) in which the Mobility Institute is ordered to allow Uber Mexico to operate and carry out its commercial activity in the State of Quintana Roo. Derived from the above, the company submitted its application for registration as ERT before the Mobility Institute, which has not been resolved.
The platform said that with its return it will seek to be an additional option and give citizens the power to decide how they want to move in their city, choosing the method that is most convenient for them.
"With our return, we became allies of the Quintana Roo, where additional opportunities for self-employment and entrepreneurship will be facilitated. For now, our priority is to provide citizens and tourists with access to the platform, and to our driving partners all the support to comply with the requirements of the regulation to be able to offer five-star trips. Our return is legitimate and responds to the interest of almost the entire population. We reiterate our openness to dialogue with authorities to advance in the necessary procedures," added Crespo.
The application will return with several updates in its security functions, among which stand out: 911 button, security center and trusted contacts; tools that seek to make each trip the most reliable. In addition, all trips made in use of the application will have insurance coverage including material damage, total theft, personal accidents and civil liability for damages to third parties.