Irish travel technology company, OpenJaw Technologies, today officially opened an office in Dalian, China, to add to its existing international offices in Madrid, Krakow and Hong Kong.
Chinese flight data firm VariFlight set up partnership with Brazilian aviation conglomerate Embraer on Flight Happiness Index to improve passenger experience for online air booking.
Taiwanese technology firm OwlTing launched the world's first blockchain hotel management service "OwlNest" to help hotels worldwide improve brand awareness and customer satisfaction.
Only one-third (31%) of travelers from APAC contact their families when on business trips, compared with half of business travelers from the Americas and around a quarter (27%) of Europeans.
While alternative accommodation in China is "still in infancy", the market of the whole Asia Pacific area is picking up fast.
There have been reports of many guests canceling and re-booking their hotel rooms to achieve better rates, so how does this impact hoteliers and what can they do about it?
A Carlson Wagonlit Travel research found that more than half (56%) of Asia Pacific travelers are concerned about safety and security, while their counterparts from other regions are less worried.
Countries in Asia-Pacific remain the top destinations of mainland Chinese tourists, while a number of provinces of the new 1st-tier cities become popular, along with Beijing and some coastal regions.
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