PTG travel CEO Justus Kirigua (right), the company's Chairman Peter Kirigua and Sportpesa CEO Captain Ronald Karauri during the rebranding from Pewin cabs to PTG travel
Transport company Pewin Cabs has officially rebranded to PTG Travel in a bid to increase its market share by offering diversified service in the Kenyan market.
The company, which is now moving beyond cabs after 10 years, launched its taxi hailing App in 2013.
Speaking at the launch of PTG Travel, Managing Director Justus Kirigua, said, We are excited about the opportunities the new brand offers us.
“The transition to PTG Travel is anchored on a three-year growth strategy which includes a Ksh. 100 million investment to grow our fleet and increase our services to include Bus services, VIP Services and Charter Flight”.
Mr. Kirigua assured the existing customers that even with the identity change, the firm will continue to deliver greater convenience to clients. To help our clients manage their logistics costs, we have enhanced our APP for increased transparency and accountability.
Nairobi County Roads, Transport and Infrastructure CEC Hitan Majevdia, graced the event and congratulated PTG Travel for the bold move. “We are proud of PTGs strategy to innovate the transport sector in Kenya. Services like corporate transport sharing and Air Charter will greatly enhance road safety and ease congestion on our roads”.
“As we seek to transform corporate transport landscape in Africa, PTG Travel is eying to enter two East African countries using its current corporate client franchise model, in the near future”, added Mr. Kirigua.
Pewin Cabs was founded in 2008 and is part of the Pewin Group a family business owned by Peter Kirigua and his wife Winifred. The name Pewin was coined from the first part of the couple’s names. Pewin Group comprises of Pewin Motors, Pewin Dry Cleaners and Pewin Supplies. Their son, Justus Kirigua id the CEO of the firm.