Reservations for bed and breakfasts (B&Bs) soared as China's "Golden Week" holiday draws near.
UBTour connects tourism suppliers in Southeast Asia and enterprises in China with technology and services, with the goal of controling the supply chain through catering to the needs of suppliers.
Hong Kong Airlines wants to dislodge 70-year-old Cathay Pacific from its perch as Hong Kong’s leading —and until recently, only — airline flying nonstop to North America.
Singapore-listed investment company Plato Capital is teaming up with budget carrier AirAsia and other investors to look at starting a low-cost airline in China.
At the least, the new Chinese aircraft and successors could force Boeing and Airbus to make some pricing concessions, and that wouldn’t be a bad thing.
More destinations understand that WeChat is a different ball game than western channels and they’re getting smarter about how to reach Chinese travelers on the platform.
CAAC will require airports to adjust flight schedules. Beijing Capital Airport and Shanghai Pudong Airport aim to cut departures to 75% of their capacity.
The deal will help Renrenche expand by allowing it to sell through Didi’s app, potentially reaching some 17 million drivers.
Jayride provides a marketplace for ground transportation services from airports to cities for travellers in Australia, New Zealand, the US, UK and Ireland and serves more than 250 airports.
There are three winners in Marriott's second TestBed: hotel chatbot provider HiJiffy, wireless earbuds for voice translation provider MyManu and W&E meters provider Optishower.
The Sunday Times said Uber's concessions were likely to involve passenger safety and benefits for its drivers, possible limits on working hours to improve road safety and holiday pay.
To improve airport experience, Amadeus has worked with OACIS to provide mobile check-in service, and JetBlue has achieved biometric exit checks through SITA's biometric scanning technology.
TravelClick forecasts that travel agents will make 68 million hotel reservations in the Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport systems this year, surpassing 2016’s total by 2 million.
Airbnb said that users can book tables at about 650 restaurants across the US. The company plans to become a full-service travel-booking platform like Priceline and Expedia.
Air New Zealand has gone high-tech with the development of a digital human to support marketing compaigns, while Hawaiian Airlines has opted for two-way SMS to improve customer experience.
The latest Ancillary Revenue Yearbook by IdeaWorks and CarTrawler reveals that the top ten airlines has leapt to more than $28 billion, compared with only $2.1 billion in 2007.
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