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VIDEO: Alibaba and Ctrip talk inspiration, acquisition costs and planes versus trains
By Linda Fox | November 23, 2018
Alibaba and Ctrip have rapidly become giant distributors of travel via their respective platforms and brands. Read More
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Xiaozhu raises $300M for home-share expansion, IoT tech development
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2018
Xiaozhu gets a fresh injection from Yunfeng Capital and Advantech. Read More
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Alibaba creates robot to provide guest services in hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has created a robot specifically for the hospitality industry.   Read More
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China's Big 5 hotel platforms have 96% of the market
China's Big 5 hotel platforms have 96% of the market
By Martin Cowen | August 30, 2018
Analysis of China's online hotel booking market in the second quarter of the year shows that almost the entire market is controlled by five businesses. Trustdata, a mobile internet big data monitor Read More
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OYO expands in China, Ctrip grows offline sales and more China news and trends
OYO expands in China, Ctrip grows offline sales and more China news and trends
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2018
OYO signed 400 hotels and 25,000 rooms in China last month alone; Ctrip's offline shops attract new customers; a fresh take on Klook's $200 million and  more. Jin Jiang, OYO To lower its debt, HNA Read More
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Reimagining customer experience, part 4: Hospitality happenings
By Mitra Sorrells | July 30, 2018
Deloitte recently surveyed more than 6,600 hotels guests who have collectively stayed at 25 brands across different hotel tiers to find out what makes a great hotel experience.   Read More
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How online payment trends are impacting the travel industry
By Morten Larsen - Booking.com | July 25, 2018
The world of online payments is undergoing a rapid transformation. Whereas once customers had scant options - primarily credit cards and bank transfers - to make bookings over the internet, they now... Read More
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KKday charts expansion into China with investment from Alibaba
By Mitra Sorrells | July 12, 2018
Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund has made an investment in Taiwan-based experiences distributor KKday to help it expand into the Chinese market. Read More
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Taking friction out of travel booking, Alibaba and Fliggy style
Taking friction out of travel booking, Alibaba and Fliggy style
By Sponsored Content | June 19, 2018
This is an article by Ritesh Gupta for TravelDaily China.It appears as part of the tnooz sponsored content initiative. Mobile devices have become the 24/7 consumer companion and groups such Alibaba Read More
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As China's travellers opt for customized trips, AccorHotels looks to personalise for millions of Ctrip users
As China's travellers opt for customized trips, AccorHotels looks to personalise for millions of Ctrip users
By Linda Fox | April 20, 2018
Ctrip 300 million registered users will have access to personalised experiences from AccorHotels' brands following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two companies. A statemen Read More
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Lufthansa on the importance of working with Fliggy and other channels in China
Lufthansa on the importance of working with Fliggy and other channels in China
By Sponsored Content | November 27, 2017
This is a viewpoint from China Travel Daily.This article appears as part of the tnooz sponsored content initiative. What does it mean to run a flagship store on Alibaba’s Fliggy.com? If we asses Read More
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Denmark forges tourism ties with China via Dianping partnership
Denmark forges tourism ties with China via Dianping partnership
By Marisa Garcia | March 14, 2017
Denmark has signed a historic agreement with Chinese travel site Dianping, becoming the first European nation to appear on the Chinese product reviews and group-buying platform. Dianping is China's Read More
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ReviewPro boss talks strategy after Shiji tie-up
ReviewPro boss talks strategy after Shiji tie-up
By Viewpoints | February 10, 2017
Ctrip's purchase of Skyscanner is by far the biggest travel tech deal to come out of China this year, but it's not the only one. This January, Chinese hotel IT specialist Shiji bought an 80% stake Read More
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ATPCO incoming CEO pledges important role in future of airline distribution
ATPCO incoming CEO pledges important role in future of airline distribution
By Kevin May | November 15, 2016
In an industry full of insidery type organsations and protocols, ATPCO is one of the most important but rarely discussed elements in the food chain. The Airline Tariff Publishing Company has its ro Read More
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Out of nowhere, Alibaba renames Alitrip travel brand to Fliggy
Out of nowhere, Alibaba renames Alitrip travel brand to Fliggy
By Kevin May | November 2, 2016
Alibaba seems content to play around with the branding of its fledgling travel service - renaming Alitrip to Fliggy over the course of the past week. The Chinese web giant has plenty of muscle in t Read More
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