Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013
HAILO, the world's highest-rated app-based taxi service, and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders today announced a partnership naming Hailo as the official taxi app of the “First Ladies of Football.”
The new partnership between Hailo and the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders will present the First Ladies of Football and their fans with an array of new opportunities, from charitable promotions to special events and more.
“We view ourselves as stewards of the great spirit that Washington, D.C. embodies, not just as a storied football town, but as a thriving and growing community -- and we regard Hailo in the same light,” said Maigan of the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders. “The Hailo App is a great way for our fans to quickly, easily and safely get around and enjoy all that D.C. has to offer, from visiting restaurants and stores to cheering on our beloved Redskins at their favorite local hangout. The best part is that it’s all done on your phone - no fumbling for cash or worrying about keeping paper receipts.”
“Hailo is very much about improving everyday life for taxi passengers and drivers in D.C.,” said Yonis Benitez, Hailo DC’s General Manager. “Our partnership with the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders demonstrates our commitment to the region and allows us to join forces on charitable initiatives to the benefit of both Redskins fans and our customers.”
Any rides taken during the weekend of November 23-24th, could come with a fun surprise. Washington Redskins Cheerleaders will be riding in Hailo taxis for two hours each day. Passengers will have the opportunity to answers Redskins trivia questions with the cheerleaders to win Hailo credits.
Hailo is the evolution of the hail, ensuring that people are never more than two taps of a smartphone away from a licensed taxi. Hailo also gives taxi drivers unprecedented visibility to passengers around the city which allows people to hail a cab from the comfort and safety of a restaurant, bar, their office or home.
The free Hailo passenger app can be downloaded immediately from the App Store or Google Play. Washington Redskins Cheerleader fans just enter the *promo code: WRC after they download the app and receive a free $10 dollar taxi credit towards their first Hailo ride.
Conceived by three taxi drivers and three entrepreneurs, Hailo was launched in 2011 in London and, within a year of operation has carried nearly 5.25 million passengers and now generates a fare every 4 seconds. Hailo has raised over $50M from the best investors anywhere, including Union Square Ventures, Accel Partners, Wellington Partners, Atomico Ventures and Sir Richard Branson.
Launched in November 2011, Hailo is available in London, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Barcelona, Madrid, Boston, Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Toronto, Tokyo and Osaka.
Visit http://hailocab.com/dc for more information. Find Hailo on Facebook, visit https://www.facebook.com/HailoUSA and on Twitter, visit https://twitter.com/HailoDC.
*Promo code WRC is valid from 10/31/2013 to 01/31/2013
About the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders
From the Redskinettes to the First Ladies of Football, the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders (WRC) are the longest running cheerleading team in the NFL. Founded in 1962, and originally named the Redskinettes, the team has brought worldwide recognition to the Redskins, the Washington, D.C. area and the NFL. Adorned in burgundy and gold, these dynamic women have been featured in national magazines and have performed with Grammy award winning artists. Annually regarded as one of the best professional cheerleading squads, the WRC have executed their routines at Super Bowls and overseas as part of goodwill military tours. Striving to make a difference both on and off the field, these talented women have played an instrumental part in a variety of charity, community and military events since their inception. The WRC also boasts the longest running Junior Cheerleader Program in which they mentor hundreds of young kids. For more information on the WRC, visit http://www.Redskins.com/cheerleaders.