A new marketing partnership between Tourism Industry Aotearoa and PayPlus NZ will give New Zealand tourism operators direct access to the huge Chinese visitor market through WeChat.
Beijing Shouqi Group will launch car-hailing services via a mobile app in Southeast Asia, Europe and elsewhere targeting Chinese travelers, with hopes of catching up with industry giant Didi Chuxing.
Spring Airlines reported operating revenue of RMB 5.065 billion in H1 2017, up by 28.1%; and net income was RMB 554 million, down by 25.15%, while ancillary business revenue increased by 23.6% to RMB 409 million.
Amadeus' recent research on Asia Pacific travelers finds some significant country-specific observations from the 14 source markets such as China, India, and Japan.
Mileslife announced an exclusive strategic partnership with All Nippon Airways, offering the ANA Mileage Club members further options to earn miles in the China market.
As part of an international expansion strategy to increase capacity in the Beijing market by 2020, China’s Juneyao Airlines plans to set up a base at Beijing’s new airport.
Domestic flight passengers in Shanghai who only have carry-on luggage can now check in with a QR code on their mobile phones.
Cathay Pacific reports an attributable loss of HK$ 2,051 million, a passenger revenue of HK$ 32,105 million and an increase of 1.1% in capacity.
Losses at Hertz are piling up and Avis is confronting trouble. Now Uber and Lyft have taken 3-4% of revenue from car-rental companies, mostly from business done at airport counters.
In the past two years, “blockchain” has become a magic word, able to open doors and investor wallets, panic industry juggernauts, and guarantee headlines.
Flight Centre has announced an acquisition trail of six travel businesses globly in under six weeks, taking important steps in leisure travel, mobile agency, destinations and hospitality management.
Concur found that the Gen X and Baby Boomers accounted for 80% of dining, entertainment and hotel transactions over the past nine quarters. Their total expenses were 66% more than millennials'.
HotelFlex will divide the total price of the hotel by 20 hours and charge by hourly rate. Now they provides hotels and the PMS they use with the technology, and takes 15% of any extra revenue generated by the hotel.
Latin American online travel provider Despegar.com Corp on Tuesday filed to raise up to $100 million in IPO. Its primary customer base is travelers from Latin America, and it had $2.1 billion in gross bookings during H1 2017.
Hello Scout allows guests to communicate in real-time with local experts. Luxico targets VIPs, families and affluent travellers, and provides 24/7 service to guests staying at its upmarket holiday homes.
Airbnb announced it now has 4 million listings on its platform, nearly half of which are instantly bookable. Hilton CEO said Airbnb is converting to another OTA, forcing other OTAs to be competitive.
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