Aggregator Rules? Qunar, the Chinese travel booking service aggregator topped China OTA (online travel agency) market with a percentage of visits of over 42% in this November, according to market researcher Experian Hitwise. Kuxun, the Chinese subsidiary of TripAdvisor with a business model similar to Qunar came in a distant second, gripping over 16.88% of […]
Baidu and Qunar, the vertical travel search engine in China announced today that Baidu has invested US$ 306 million in Qunar to become the latter’s biggest institutional shareholder. According to the two parties, Qunar will still operate independently after the investment. Actually, this is the largest investment Baidu ever made in the company’s history, which […]
Chinese regulators are about to get a lot more involved in how e-commerce brands set prices, in a crackdown on a practice called price discrimination.
Spring Festival consumption is likely to remain strong in 2021, as consumers shift to online purchases and livestream.
We’ve updated our list of top apps for living in China in 2020 to reflect how phone home screens have changed—and to think about what it says about the market.
Trip.com, one of China’s biggest online travel agencies, introduced on Tuesday a range of initiatives in an effort to revitalize its core business after Covid-19 lockdowns.
Everyone wants to go back to the “China dream” as soon as possible, but the new normal still includes temperature checks.
The growing interest in travel comes after two months of restrictions on mobility to control the virus that has killed nearly 3,300 people in China.
Chinese online travel giant Trip.com warned in its fourth quarter results that Q1 revenue will fall by half due to negative effects brought by Covid-19.
How will online travel fare in China in 2020? It doesn’t help that the virus forced mass cancelations at the busiest time of the year.