Chinese Internet tourism services provider Tuniu.com officially confirmed that Hainan Airlines Tourism Group has made a USD500 million investment in the company. On the completion of the transaction, Hainan Airlines Tourism Group will become the largest shareholder of Tuniu.com with about 24.1% of the shares. Tuniu announced in May 2015 that the company received total […]
Chinese classified information site Dianping.com has inked a strategic deal with Singapore Tourism Board to provide various services to Chinese tourists visiting Singapore. The two parties will combine resources to cover dining, hotel, traveling, sightseeing, shopping and entertainment. Dianping.com will integrate information from tens of thousands of Singapore vendors, providing tickets of over 60 popular […]
Chinese online travel service provider eLong.com has appointed Jiang Hao as its new chief executive officer. The company also appointed Zhou Rong as chief strategy officer; and promoted vice president Gao Yan to senior vice president. Meanwhile, Cui Guangfu, former chief executive officer of eLong will continue to serve the company as a consultant. Jiang […]
Who said only Ctrip and eLong ruled the Chinese Internet travel world? LY.com, one of China’s many privately-run travel booking websites, announced that they have gained over CNY6 billion new investments from Wanda Culture Industry Group, Tencent Industry Win-Win Fund, and CITIC Capital. As the lead investor, Wanda Culture Industry Group invested CNY3.58 billion in […]
China’s TravelSky Technology Limited and Sugon Information Industry Company Limited have signed a strategic agreement covering cooperation in joint research and big data analysis.
China’s Alibaba Group has announced a strategic investment in Qyer.com, a Chinese tourist information and online value-added service provider.
Ibibo, the Indian joint venture invested by China’s Tencent and South Africa’s Naspers, has reportedly acquired an Indian online bus ticket website named RedBus.in.
With worries that the new bird flu outbreak could constrict the Chinese travel sector, tourism company Qunar.com has plowed ahead and closed its latest investment round, gaining USD57 million from Baidu.com, Hillhouse Capital, and GGV Capital.
China Mobile, Japan’s NTT DoCoMo, and South Korea’s Korea Telecom announced that the three parties have reached an agreement for a series of mobile phone services, aiming to realize cross-border payment services with the near-field communication function on mobile phones.
Travel agents around the world using Sabre’s system to book online tickets for some Chinese airlines now can breathe a sigh of relief.
Alipay.com, the Internet payment subsidiary of the Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba, has announced that it has reached an agreement with OnCard International to acquire its third-party payment service subsidiary, OnCard Payments.
Chinese search engine Baidu.com announced that is plans to make a USD306 million investment in Qunar.com, a Chinese travel search engine.
Internet travel services company Ctrip.com International Ltd. announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, and stated that revenues rose.
Chinese online travel website eLong Inc. reported its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010.
Chinese online travel website Ctrip.com International Ltd. reported its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2010.
Net income dipped sharply for Chinese online travel service provider eLong Inc. as it reported its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010.
China’s top online travel website Ctrip.com International Ltd. today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010, and stated total revenues of CNY863 million, representing a 48% increase from the same period in 2009 and a 16% increase from the previous quarter.
Chinese online travel provider eLong Inc. reported its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, and stated its net revenues increased 45% to CNY118.9 million, compared to CNY81.9 million in the second quarter of 2009.
China’s top online travel company Ctrip.com International Ltd. today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, and showed a year-on-year net income increase of 48%.
Booking a train ticket can be a hassle in China, as many tickets are only available within 72 hours of departure and tickets must usually be purchased either at a railway station or a designated ticket kiosk outside of the station.
The Rizhao Tourism Administration has unveiled plans to allow tourists to the famous Shandong seaside scenic area to now pre-purchase all tickets online.
China’s leading travel search engine Kuxun.cn announced it has reached a strategic cooperation with Kaixin001.com, the famous social networking service provider in China, saying the two will work together to expand online travel business opportunities.
Chinese online travel and e-commerce services firm Ctrip.com International Ltd. announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, and stated it had total revenues of CNY627 million, representing a 46% increase from the same period in 2009 and a 4% increase from the previous quarter.
China Southern Airlines Company Limited has introduced an overseas hotel reservation service on its portal csair.com to provide one-stop ticketing and hotel booking services for Chinese outbound travelers.
After a half-year trial operation, Ctrip.com has launched its wireless mobile website m.ctrip.com. Consumers now can log on to the site via their mobile phones to book hotel rooms, buy airline tickets, and manage personal information.