The ride-hailing platform (VTC) Uber has reached an agreement with the Government of the Dominican Republic. By means of the agreement signed, Uber commits to register as a company providing these services, regularizing its activity. Likewise, the company must keep a record of its drivers, vehicles and license plates.
The announcement was made after a meeting between members of the Government and Uber, whose main objective was to provide solutions in terms of safety and good service for private transport users in tourist areas of the Dominican Republic.
The meeting was attended by David Collado, Dominican Minister of Tourism, as well as the Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General Carlos Díaz Monfrey, and the Legal Advisor of the Executive Branch, Antoliano Peralta Romero.
The company was represented by Sylvia Alvarado, Director of Public Policy for the Caribbean, Central America and Andean Region; Luis Diego Oreamuno, Manager of Public Policy for Central America, and Mrs. Juanita Aguirre, Economic Director of the Political Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic.
A group of representatives of the Association of Hotels and Tourism (Asonahores) headed by Rafael Blanco also participated in the meeting.