Silver Lake led a $500M investment in Qunar. Qunar says Ctrip acquisition still on the table.
Lvmama, a Chinese tourism booking site, has received RMB 500 million (US$80 million) in series E funding from Jinjiang International Group.
A new startup wants to cut out the middleman and save China’s medical tourists time and money on things like cosmetic surgery or IVF.
The telco debuted two prepaid SIM card vending machines for foreign tourists last week, with more to come ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Yet another DIY travel startup secures funding in China, but can it cut out a place for itself in this saturated market?
FlipTrip removes the headaches of trip planning by helping you find a destination, search for adventures, and book accommodation and transportation - all in one...
The Indonesia-based site launched in Jakarta earlier this week, and already has 5,000 participating hotels throughout Asia Pacific.
After one year of operations, the Rocket Internet-backed startup now looks to capitalize on its key learnings from the industry.
Sensing a market niche for conscious travel, GoArchipelago targets tourists who want their trip to be environmentally sustainable and culturally sensitive.
Trippino has all the standard features of a typical travel app - but with a unique and money-saving addition that's sure to be a hit with Thai travelers.
PinoyTravel is helping passengers save time and energy by letting them book bus seats online instead of going to terminals to line up.
The connected suites will be the first of many such hotel rooms from Ceasars catering to overseas Chinese.
JD and Hony each contributed US$50 million, while Ctrip, one of Tuniu’s rivals in China’s travel market, pitched in US$15 million.
The service provides the inside scoop on where Japanese people like to eat, drink, and vacation in Japan.
Who better than a traveler to guide another with stories of lesser-known places, safe home-stays, and out-of-the-world experiences? Delhi-based Tripoto facilita...
Founder Hong Qinghua says Lvmama is currently undergoing a price war. He hopes this investment should help Lvmama weather the battlefield and come out on top.
Woqu, an online travel agency for Chinese looking to make a trip to the US, has secured a US$20 million series B round of funding led by Tencent.
Gogonesia is an online booking system that lets users book adventures and day trip tours in Indonesia. Melieyana Tjioe, the site’s 28-year-old founder and gener...
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 the open market.
“Very cheap, very cheap. Special price for you.” With those words of false promise, many a tourist to China has been ripped off.
Tech in Asia spoke to Qunar CEO Chenchao (a.k.a. CC) Zhuang about the fast-changing online travel industry.
The DPRK does have a budding tourism industry for curious travelers, and North Korea Travel might well be the most comprehensive guide yet.
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 still up for grabs.
China's IPO season looks to be in full swing as the latest company from China files with the SEC, packaged travel tour website Tuniu.
Wanderlust, makers of Japanese online travel log Compathy announced over the weekend it raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from Incubate Fund and Recruit, ...
ByeCity, a travel service for Chinese nationals needing a visa for outbound trips, announced today that it secured US$20 million in a series B funding round led...
Chinese travel booking site Qunar (NASDAQ:QUNR) sold a quarter of a million plane tickets in a single day for Chinese New Year, compared to 135,000 on its highe...
Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP) has led China’s online travel booking industry since the sector’s infancy, and it’s latest earnings call shows it’s still going strong (tran...
Chinese travel services website Yikuaiqu today announced a series A funding round worth “millions of dollars” led by Shenzhen High-tech Investment Group, accord...
Beijing resident Hu Xiaodi just received her passport back in the mail with a fresh visa for her upcoming trip to Thailand after Chinese New Year. Rather than s...