Will Uber tap into Travel?

Uber, the popular hail-riding taxi service has patented a travel booking service that seems to signal its entry into the OTA business. 

Uber says it aims to provide a perfectly timed and seamless end-to-end trip, including the booking of flights, ground transport and accommodation. The system would also monitor flight and vehicle delays, and alert the appropriate airline and hotel systems, re-accommodating the traveller when necessary.   Read More

Source: Daily Southern African Tourism Update