Posts Tagged: Ctrip

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US travel giant Priceline invests $500 million into China’s Ctrip for up to 10% stake

The investment comes in the form of a convertible bond, and Priceline will be allowed to buy up to 10 percent of Ctrip over the next year on...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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China’s mobile travel bookings up more than 400% in the last year

Tech in Asia spoke to Qunar CEO Chenchao (a.k.a. CC) Zhuang about the fast-changing online travel industry.

  • May 16, 2014
  • at 6:39 pm
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International tourism: China’s next multibillion-dollar ecommerce industry

China’s travel booking market has consolidated down to a few major players, but what travelers do once they arrive is a sector that’s st...

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Chinese travel sites boycott Malaysia Airlines ticket sales

As outrage grows over missing flight, Chinese websites ban Malaysia Airlines ticket sales

Two of China’s largest online travel booking sites have decided to banish Malaysia Airlines as anger grows over the lack of answers ab...

  • March 28, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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China’s travel booking leader Ctrip acquires overseas tourism site ToursForFun for over $100 million

Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP), the most popular site in China for booking flights and hotels, is shelling out over $100 million to make Chinese site ...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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China’s online travel bookings to double by 2015

Web sales currently account for only 15 percent of overall travel sales in China, but that number is rapidly growing. A new study by trave...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 10:11 pm
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Ctrip Confirms Investment in Hotel Booking Mobile App

After rumors had begun to swirl about the two companies, Chinese travel site Ctrip’s vice-chair Tang Lan announced officially that the...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Ctrip Selling Train Tickets Again in Wake of Railway Ministry Absorption News

Yes, the rumors were true: China is dismantling its hilariously corrupt Railway Ministry and absorbing its duties into the Transportation Mi...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Youku, MapBar Apps Disappear from Apple’s China App Store

The folks over at TechWeb noticed something odd yesterday on Apple’s App Store in China: the apps for video streaming site Youku, trav...

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 4:10 am
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UK-based Skyscanner acquires Chinese travel search startup Youbibi for an undisclosed amount

It’s not often that we get news of international internet companies acquiring Chinese startups, so when it happens, we pay attention: ...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 5:39 pm
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China’s Ctrip invests over $200 million in an online ticketing site

Ctrip, one of the largest online travel agencies in China, has invested over $200 million in local attraction online ticketing site LY.com.

  • April 29, 2014
  • at 12:15 am
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Rumor roundup: a billion dollars worth of explosive tech mergers and acquisitions

Baidu wants to buy Ctrip, Flipkart wants to buy Myntra, and Softbank wants to buy Vodafone. Allegedly.

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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Over 20% of bookings on China’s top flight and hotel site come from mobile

Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP) has led China’s online travel booking industry since the sector’s infancy, and it’s latest earnings c...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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China’s Yongche gets $60 million funding in battle against Uber and taxi app rivals

Online car rental and ride-booking service Yongche has yet more venture capital money to aid in its expansion across China. Today the compan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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5 mobile apps in Asia that give users access to cheap flights

Asian consumers are now trusting online booking as a means to purchase transportation tickets and hotel accommodation. Attesting to this is ...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Ctrip’s China Train Ticket Sales Could Be Illegal (But Not for the Reason You’re Thinking)

When I wrote earlier this week that Chinese travel site Ctrip had begun selling train tickets online again, I pointed out that it had done t...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Baidu-Owned Qunar Aims for $160 Million in Revenue This Year

Baidu-owned (NASDAQ:BIDU) travel e-commerce site Qunar is aiming to grow its sales revenue to 1 billion RMB – that’s US$160 million ...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 3:39 pm
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Chinese Apps Already Supporting Apple’s Passbook For E-Tickets

When Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched the Passbook app in iOS 6 for e-tickets, coupons, and loyalty cards, many were concerned that it’d b...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 11:55 am
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