MATTA Signs MOU With GOJO E-Hailing Provider To Rouse And Promote Tourism Industry Into The Future


The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel  Agents (MATTA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GOJO e-hailing provider. 

MATTA Vice President for Land Transportation Subramaniam Kandasamy said, “The  strategic partnership from this Memorandum is aimed to develop a framework for  cooperation between MATTA members and GOJO to provide a technology app to  prepare members with transport vehicles for the industry into the future and help  business sustenance of our members during and after this current difficult period due to  the pandemic.”

“The Memorandum is also forged in order to help promote the tourism industry, for the  inbound and domestic sectors, in particular land transportation in Malaysia through  networking, marketing, and promotion activities.” 

The Chief Operating Officer of GOJO Transport App, SBS Pradeep Kumar, said  “GOJO, Malaysia’s latest and fastest growing e-hailing provider, partners with  MATTA, to connect thousands of tourism vehicles with e-hailing ground transportation  jobs.” 

“Since the start of the pandemic, tourism has been one of the hardest hit industries in  Malaysia and the road to recovery is yet in sight. Through this partnership, tourism  transport companies will be brought onto GOJO’s e-hailing platform to receive on demand rides to supplement their income. In addition, all tourism vehicle drivers are  eligible to participate in GOJO Founder’s Fund – a profit-sharing program designed to  protect drivers’ livelihood in this tough situation.” 

“With GOJO’s cutting-edge mobility tech, MATTA drivers get access to smart features  that protect their health and safety on the road, especially during this COVID-19  pandemic. GOJO’s Facial Recognition Technology detects if a Driver is wearing a mask  before taking a booking, while GOJO’s Voice Note feature enables seamless hands-free  communication with customers. MATTA Drivers can also drive with peace of mind  with GOJO, knowing that cashless payment is available through GOJO Wallet.” 

To commemorate the partnership launch and also to support tourism transport  companies, each vehicle will get an instant RM250 signup bonus, valid till 31 March  2021, in their Credit Wallet. MATTA customers also enjoy a 10% discount on their first  GOJO ride. 

“Born amidst a raging pandemic, GOJO’s one and only mission is always about driving  innovations for the betterment of Malaysians. Our latest partnership with MATTA is  proof of our commitment to local communities. We want to help jumpstart the recovery  of our vibrant domestic tourism, through our proprietary technology – Intercity, that  offers on-demand, empty vehicle seats in long distance trips at affordable prices.” – said  Pradeep Kumar.

“GOJO was launched in Malaysia on August 08 2020, and has recorded steady, resilient  growth despite COVID-19’s dampening effect. Over 100,000 active GOJO customers  use e-hailing and delivery services by dedicated GOJO drivers on the platform every  day.” 

To learn more about GOJO, refer to https://www.gojo.asia/ and download GOJO to  book e-hailing and delivery services at http://onelink.to/gojopr 

Vice President of MATTA, Subramaniam also said “MATTA and GOJO can establish  synergy for a mutually beneficial relationship for both parties and for the enhancement  of the tourism industry in the country through this partnership.” 

“With the signing of this Memorandum, MATTA looks forward for an advantageous  collaboration with GOJO as part of revitalizing the current difficult conditions in the  tourism industry into the future. The Memorandum is also of significance as it is an  opportunity for new business model with technology towards a better and more  sustainable tourism for the future.” 

“Additionally, the Land Transport Public Agency (APAD) now allows public transports  such as tour van below 11 seaters to be used for e-hailing services, subject to the  vehicle’s age and must be registered with any e-hailing app that is licensed by APAD.  We strongly encourage our members with transport business to embrace technology to  enhance their business to a higher level, and for a start to register for this GOJO  Transport App”, said Subramaniam.