Travel agents in the region face the biggest struggle to convert customers with 95.5% of them abandoning their online booking.
Culinary platform Eatwith announced new partnerships with Ctrip (WeiLingDui), Qyer, Tongcheng, Meituan-Dianping and Mafengwo, in a move to bring authentic food experiences around the globe.
At its 47 properties in 7 countries, guests can simply scan the QR code at front desk, guest rooms and restaurants to instantly enjoy various services.
Robert Bailey, the President and CEO of the Asia-Pacific GDS company, Abacus, will take up the newly-created role of Chief Strategy Officer on March 1, 2018.
Alipay has rolled out the tax refund service in 20 countries worldwide, including South Korea and Germany. Singapore is the first country in Southeast Asia to implement the Alipay tax refund scheme.
Starting on Trip.com's website, Korail tickets will also be available on the Trip.com mobile version in the months to come.
Ctrip achieved record gross merchandise value (GMV) in 2017, with over 150 million monthly active users. It is now aiming to push GMV to one trillion yuan within three years.
To meet the demand of fostering branding, industry communication and talent training, Evergrande Hotels & Resorts had many rounds of discussions with APacCHRIE and finally decided to join the council.
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