According to the latest China Construction Pipeline report from Lodging Econometrics, the country has 2,435 hotels with 538,836 guestrooms in the works, up 5 percent year-over-year.
On December 12, Guangdong Tourism and Culture Festival 2017 kicked off in China's Zhuhai, the city of hundred islands.
Former German Vice Chancellor Philipp Roesler has been appointed to the top job at HNA Group’s New York-based foundation.
EU and China have signed two aviation agreements paving the way for more direct routes between the bloc and the Asian nation-state, and UK and China have agreed to increase their weekly flight quotas.
Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. Ltd. has invested in a Chinese car-sharing platform and announced plans to produce its first electric vehicle in the country by 2018.
Ctrip, China's largest online travel agent and the second largest in the world today announced a new partnership with Tennis Australia, the governing body for tennis in Australia.
Today's younger generation in China tends to choose online channels when it comes to shopping, even for luxury brands with relatively high prices.
Air Canada and Air China Limited on December 12 announced that the airlines will expand their mutual codeshare services and lounge agreement in time for the 2018 Canada-China Year of Tourism.
These price-tracking features are similar to those that some other travel services, like Kayak, as well as startups, like Hopper, already offer.
Qatar Airways is interested in raising its stake in Cathay Pacific, provided the move doesn’t “disrupt” the holdings of the top two major investors, Swire Group and Air China.
This funding brings its total raised so far to more than €3 million and it plans to launch an App and a new version website.
Currently, OTA Insight works with 16,000 properties across 134 countries. With this additional round of funding, the firm is aiming to double that number over the next several years.
Airbnb has recently released its predictions for what the next 12 months will bring, including its most popular destinations and the cities that are likely to see the most visitors.
Airlines are increasingly aware of the value-added benefits of inflight connectivity options. About half of airlines plan to offer free connectivity and 42% are considering paid-for wifi.
Airbnb charges guests a service fee of 5-15% of the cost of a reservation, and charges hosts another 3%; but CryptoBnB's founder says they will charge a total of 2% or 3% at most.
Growth of listings is slowing in some of Airbnb’s biggest cities, pushing the company to look for revenue from traditional hospitality ventures.
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