China Slams Door On Private Ride-Sharing Apps

Beijing has launched a crackdown on private drivers using cab-hailing apps,…


Travel App Developer Huoli Accelerates Monetization

On Flights Manager users can find flight and hotel deals and make purchases.…


Qunar or Alitrip: Which Will Be China's Travel Taobao?

In yet another expansion into new markets, Alibaba launched Alitrip (or Qu'a…


Qunar Joins Ongoing Open Platform Fight

Chinese online travel company Qunar launched a new cloud-based open platform…


Alibaba Buys 15% Stake in Hotel Tech Service Shiji to Strengthen Forays into Online Travel Market

Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet giant that just closed a record-breaking…


Spottly Launches 2.0 with Video Sharing, A Platform Making Everyone A Traveller

"The next generation travel guide will need to be curated, instant and visual."…


Tencent Leads US$20M Funding in Chinese Outbound Travel Site Woqu

Woqu, launched in April this year, is a Chinese travel site currently focused…


Harda: a P2P Tourism Site Differentiates Itself with Travel Guide Service Productization Strategy

Want to know how hot online tourism industry is in China? Just look at the…


Venture-Backed Travel Startup Bequ Takes SNS Seriously

source: Bequ Bequ, which sounds like "must go" but means "must be fun" in…


Tripalocal Wants To Connect Travellers With Local Hosts for Authentic Experiences

The idea of sharing economy seems to be getting increasingly popular, ever…