Capital Trust becomes the sole owner of ride-hailing-app, Taxiya

May 30, 2019 (LBO) – Taxiya, a ride-hailing service powered by an advanced digital mobile App, is now wholly owned and managed by Capital TRUST Holdings, having recently acquired the entirety of the brand Taxiyak (now Taxiya) and Capital TRUST Mobility Solutions.

The Board of Directors of Capital Trust Mobility Solutions, comprising Tushan Wickramasinghe, chairman, Lakshman De Fonseka, Minoli Wickramasinghe and Methmal Seneviratne are confident that Taxiya will make a significant contribution to Sri Lanka’s transport and mobility space.

Taxiya is poised to increase its market share in Sri Lanka’s organized taxi and ride services sector, through innovative campaigns that will begin shortly.

Expanding the customer base through synergistic partnerships such as educational institutes, financial and IT services organisations and luxury apartment properties is all part of the roll-out.

Commenting on the company’s growth potential, Tushan Wickramasinghe, chairman/CEO of Capital TRUST Holdings Group said, “In a short span of time, Taxiya has been able to deliver a consistent service to our growing customer base in the Colombo District, and we are excited to take our operations to other districts in the coming months”.

“As a result of the seamless integration of Taxiya’s front and back end operations, drivers and passengers are happy with the accuracy and user-friendliness of the Taxiya app,” claimed Rasika Vidanage, chief operating officer of CTMS.

He also added that Taxiya is undoubtedly the most affordable transport solution currently available in Colombo, having added two-wheeler services to its range of transportation options.