Travel service provider experienced a significant rebound in its latest quarterly revenue, matching the figures from the same period in 2019. This growth can be attributed to the recovery of both domestic and international travel in China, resulting in a significant 124% increase to RMB 9.2 billion ($1.3 billion) in the first quarter. In terms of net income, the Shanghai-based company reported RMB 3.4 billion, a substantial improvement compared to a net loss of RMB 1.0 billion recorded during the same period last year. James Liang,’s executive chairman, highlighted the company’s strong performance at the beginning of 2023, with domestic hotel bookings in China surpassing 100% growth year-on-year, while outbound hotel and air reservations recovered to over 40% of 2019 levels. Furthermore, CEO Jane Sun revealed on a related earnings call that the company launched a plug-in for ChatGPT in May, taking advantage of the widespread popularity of generative AI. This plug-in aims to streamline travel planning and booking processes. [ announcement]