HYPE Transport Systems, Inc. one of the newest all Filipino transport network companies (TNC) recently held its first ever HYPE FEST, a gathering of drivers, operators, and the public; as the TNC goes full swing in its operations to serve the riding public, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex. Pasay City.
Attended by thousands, HYPE FEST brought together the entire community in an afternoon and early evening of entertainment, fun, games, and camaraderie; highlighted by the appearance of Mr. Piolo Pascual, HYPE ambassador; and the raffling off of various items from the sponsors; and a brand new Toyota Vios to a lucky event-goer.
In his message to the attendees, Mr. Nicanor Escalante, HYPE Transport Systems, Inc. President said, “When we first envisioned HYPE, we had a vision to provide the Filipino riding public a viable choice. We wanted the Filipinos to have the power to choose the most affordable, the safest, the most convenient, and with the most number of transport options possible.”
“We are proud to say that as the Filipino riding public has begun to support HYPE, more and more of our drivers — both TNVS and taxi cabs; will continue to enjoy more and more earnings by using the app, and will most definitely enjoy more surprises from us and our partners,”
During his speech, Mr. Escalante further announced a promo-incentive for drivers who complete a pre-determined number of trips that might just win them up to One Million Pesos in prizes. Miss Jennifer Silan, HYPE Chief Operating Officer also presented a number of promo-incentive schemes for the riding public.
Hype puts itself above the competition by allowing passengers to book cars through SMS. One advantage of this app is the emergency SOS button in case of any emergencies while in transit. Incidentally, HYPE has five vehicle options: HYPE Taxi, HYPE Pool (share a ride), HYPE Sedan , HYPE AUV (four to six passengers), and premium HYPE SUV. The base fare is Php40.00, with additional charge of Php14.00/kilometer. Price surges will be capped off at twice the original fare.
The event sponsored by SMART, PLDT, Phoenix Petroleum, Rapide, Hunters, Huawei, Connext Marketing (BAJAJ), Toyota Lipa, Manila Broadcasting Corporation, and Star City; was hosted by internet sensation Ashley Rivera, was graced by Filipina actress, host, dancer, and commercial model Andrea Torres of GMA 7; with Ransom Collective, an all-Filipino indie folk band entertaining the audience; and capped off by the performance of sought-after DJ Patty Tiu.
To learn more about HYPE Transport Systems, Inc. visit their website at www.hypetransport.com; and their Facebook page www.facebook.com/HYPE.
Images by Earl Manalansan