Leading Kuwaiti Public Transportation Company – Citybus - Awarded Kuwaiti Superbrands Status for 2008
Citybus, a division of Transport & Warehousing Group K.S.C, and Kuwait’s leading public transport provider, received the prestigious Superbrands award for 2008, which recognises the company’s brand as being one of the strongest in Kuwait.
Citybus received top scores in the diverse judging criteria of the award programme in Kuwait; the panel of judges took into consideration the fact that the company provides a modern and efficient public transportation service focusing on the needs of its passengers. Moreover, the service has been developed to be more environmentally friendly through the use of cleaner fuel consumption.
“We are extremely pleased to have received this award and that our new brand has achieved Superbrands status for the year 2008. This award represents an important industry recognition of our efforts to grow and develop our company into the specialist that we have become,” said Yacoub Al-Sharhan, CEO of The Transport & Warehousing Group Co.
“As the first privately owned public transportation company in Kuwait, our motto is to provide the highest standard of personal mobility for citizens living in Kuwait and to constantly strive to improve the value of our services to our customers. I would also like to thank our staff, who with their dedication and commitment, have helped position Citybus as a leading brand in the public transportation market.” Citybus has developed a highly advanced network of public transport within the country that is aimed at covering and connecting all residential areas, while providing the highest standards of public transport. The company strives to enhance the quality of life to both nationals as well as the expatriate community in Kuwait.
With a vision to have a modern operation using up-to-date technology, Citybus prides itself on offering a fully integrated transportation system that comprises automated ticketing, wireless communication facilities, electronic destination systems for better signs and vision, and many more comfortable services.
Citybus obtained the International Quality Certificate (ISO 9001-2000), confirming its adherence to the internationally recognized technical standards. In 2007, Citybus transported 40 million passengers in Kuwait alone and is in the process of planning its expansion within other key regional markets.