March, 1, 2018
~ Launches first ever PickMe Big Match promo code battle
~ School with most hires will win donation from PickMe to college fund
Sri Lanka's leading taxi hailing software provider, PickMe, has come forward to serve as Official Transport Partner to the country’s blue ribbon cricket encounter, the 139th Battle of the Blues.
Together with its official announcement as Official Transport Partner, PickMe also launched its first ever PickMe Big Match Promo Code Battle allowing spectators of the match to join the fray. As a result, all users of the PickMe app during the entire month of March can enter “ROYAL” or “THORA” to trigger a donation of 5% of their trip value to their school’s fund from PickMe.
Being the longest uninterrupted cricket encounter in the country and the second such in the world, the Royal-Thomian Big Match is an iconic fixture and one of Sri Lanka's most prominent sporting events.
"Being part of this 139 year old legacy for the first time, PickMe is proud to claim the title of Official Transport Partner while extending our sponsorship to the two schools with the Big Match Promo Code Battle and also a 20% discount on rides taken to the match" said Jiffry Zulfer, Chief Executive Officer at PickMe.
"PickMe has become a very popular choice for events, especially those that attract large crowds such as the Royal-Thomian Big Match, due to our capacity to provide an effective, efficient and convenient solution to the usual traffic congestion that tends to occur in and around the venue. Having been the transport solutions provider for large events including the likes of the Colombo International Book Fair—which is the largest event in the country—for three years in a row, we have built that faith in the organizers as well as the attendees. Basically, our patrons can enjoy the luxury of being dropped off and picked up at the venue with little to no hassle" added Dhanushka Ranasinghe, Vice President - Activations at PickMe.
As the software platform that hosts the largest organized taxi fleet in Sri Lanka, with over twelve thousand three-wheelers, mini cars, cars, vans and luxury sedans, PickMe currently services the transportation needs of over one million passengers based in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara and Kandy regions. Adding to its portfolio of services, PickMe also provides corporate traveling solutions to businesses and organizations with the PickMe Business Portal, the benefits of which is currently enjoyed by over 150 corporates in the country.
Photo caption: PickMe Chief Executive Officer Jiffry Zulfer (Left) and Chief Operating Officer Isira Perera (Right) handing over the sponsorship cheque to St. Thomas’ College Warden Rev. Fr. Marc Billimoria and Royal College Principal B.A. Abeyratne