Bolt increased the number of users by 42% in the summer season

first_imgBolt noted so increase in the number of users by as much as 42% at the level of the whole of Croatia, that is, all 8 cities in which the platform is currently available – Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Pula, Šibenik and Osijek. In Zagreb, there is a noticeable increase in the number of rides by 40% and it is expected that the upward trend will continue until the end of the year, here from Bolt. Zadar, Split, Rijeka, Dubrovnik and Pula have a 55% increase in driving compared to the same period from June to August last year. While Zadar and Rijeka stand out as the leaders of the trend, and if we single them out, they show an increase in the number of rides by more than 100%. The most common starting points and destinations are bus stations and shopping centers, regardless of whether they are cities in the interior of Croatia or cities along the coast. The list of users also includes citizens from other countries who used the platform during their stay in Croatia. “The increase in the number of rides, especially visible in the cities on the coast, is the result of continuous work and effort that Bolt invests in the quality of service, communication with customers and relationships with partner drivers. We are certainly pleased with the fact that in this challenging and unpredictable tourist season we can boast of an increase in the number of rides in August, during the peak season, by more than 50% in Split and more than 30% in Zagreb compared to August 2019. We believe that we participate in creating a new trend in the city and that the positive growth in the number of rides and new users of the Bolt application will continue next season, ” concluded Tomislav Lukačević, director of Bolt in Croatia.center_img Although this season was more than challenging and different than any before it, the leading European platform for providing transport services on request, Bolt, the time period of the season from June to August ends with positive numbers, ie an increase in the number of rides in Croatia compared to the same period last year. In the period from June to August this year, 19.98% of Poles, 16.79% of Austrians, 14.19% of Czechs, 10.66% of Slovaks and 9.78% of citizens from the United Kingdom are among the users of the Bolt application.last_img read more

PHOTO: Hoarafushi Coastal Protection Works Completed

first_imgImage source: MTCCThe President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, marked the completion of HA. Hoarafushi Shore Protection Project today.According to the latest Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s announcement, main components of this capital development project included dredging of 16.360m³ of material, construction of 880 meters of revetment and a significant amount of sea outfall protection works.Assigned by the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the project was completed within 180 days.The Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company CEO, Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath, Members of Parliament and other senior government and company officials attended the ceremony.Image source: MTCClast_img

Man attacks pregnant woman in Coral Springs

first_imgThe Coral Springs Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a man who reportedly attacked a pregnant woman in front of two children.The incident occurred Wednesday afternoon at home in Coral Springs.When authorities arrived to the home, they found a pregnant woman in pain and 27-year-old Oshane Saunders putting his things into a suitcase. When they asked what happened, officials were told that Saunders’ grabbed the pregnant woman by the neck, pushed her against the wall, and then threw her on a bed. At that point, the woman then attempted to grab their 6-year-old son and leave, however, Saunders’ reportedly pulled the child from her arms and then threw her on the ground in the living room in front of her 12-year-old niece.Officers reported that they noticed scratches on the woman’s face, neck, and collarbone. The woman’s 12-year-old niece also told authorities that she was scared of Saunders.Saunders was then arrested and taken to Coral Springs Police Department station for processing. He was then released to the Broward Sheriff’s Office on a pending warrant for driving with a suspended license.Saunders faces charges of aggravated battery and tampering.last_img read more

Former Nigerian Sports Legend, Chris Enahoro, is Dead

first_imgA former captain of the Nigerian Cricket team, Chris Enahoro, is dead. The all-round Nigerian sports hero died in the early hour of yesterday in Lagos. He was 80 years old.The death of Enahoro who for several years was Nigeria’s record holder in the high jump, was confirmed by his Personal Assistant, Razak Adedigba.According to Adedigba, Pa Enahoro who has been battling with health challenges saw his doctor the previous day and was asked to take a rest from work.“When the doctor came on Wednesday, he attended to him and told him to rest. He later woke up in the evening to have his dinner and told me he was getting better. But early today (Thursday), he woke up at 5am to visit the toilet on his own but he told me to lay him on the floor and I had to put on the fan for him where he laid until he breathed his last breath around 6:30am,” stressed Adedigba who has been with Enahoro in the last decade as his PA. Enahoro was for several years captain of the Nigerian and West African cricket team. He was also involved in athletics, holding the national record in the high jump as well as champion in several other field events. Enahoro is a past president of the Nigerian Cricket Association.As sports consultant to Chevron Nigerian Limited, Enahoro was largely responsible for the success recorded in the Chevron Junior Tennis programme that has produced several tennis prodigies in the country.He loved tennis and gave it all his best effort in the grooming of future champions for the country through the Chevron initiative.He is to be sorely missed by the thousands of school pupils who troop into the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club on Lagos Island every summer vacation period to take part in the programme.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more