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Tujia buddies up with SiteMinder to improving homestay management for overseas hosts

Chinese homestay booking provider Tujia has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with SiteMinder, a global cloud platform for the hotel industry. The new partnership underlines an increasing focus for the company’s global expansion efforts. The function is expected to become available to all hosts who use the service outside of China starting […]

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Updated: Unmanned stores could see first big failure as Bianlifeng rumored to be pulling smart shelves from 38 Chinese cities

Bianlifeng (便利蜂), the operator of Chinese staff-less stores and smart vending machines, released a notice to its employees yesterday announcing that they will start pulling out vending machines from 38 cities in China an unnamed employee told Pingtu360. Except for the eight selected cities that they are currently testing the unmanned shelves in and the three […]