Ctrip, China's largest travel service provider, has signed an agreement with Deutsche Bahn (German Railways) to enable the sales of German Rail tickets on its various platforms. German rail tickets will also be available on Trip.com, Ctrip's new one-stop travel online booking website in the upcoming months. Trip.com members will be able to purchase German rail tickets in any of the 13 language websites.
This cooperation marks a first for Deutsche Bahn (DB) to work with an Asia based online travel agency to sell rail tickets.
DB is one of the leading transportation and logistics companies worldwide. Each year Deutsche Bahn carries more than two billion passengers. Under the new partnership, Ctrip will enable customers to conveniently purchase passage for German rail tickets including high-speed rail tickets serving regions and connecting cities around Germany. The partnership allows for real time booking of print@home and mobile tickets and allow travelers to purchase German rail tickets at the low rates.
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