European hotel reservations from long-haul source markets have grown thanks to Chinese bookings, and China now ranks as Hotelbeds’ sixth biggest source market traveling to Europe.
It’s important for the spirit and style of a hotel to connect with F&B experiences.
The trade size of home-sharing listings in China reached about 16.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) in 2018, a 37.5 percent increase over 2017.
From 1 June, WeChat Mini Programme and WeChat online pay service will be available in all 50 Shangri-La properties in mainland China.
The Shiji deal will give it a considerable boost with getting inventory from hotels and accelerate its accommodation supply strategy in the country
Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal pointed out that Ctrip is focused on secondary and smaller cities in China, which complements Oyo’s supply.
Huazhu CEO Jenny Zhang said it had developed slightly different distribution approaches and fee structure to be more flexible in accommodating needs of independent hotels.
All these sites have until September 1 to fully comply but if they don’t, the CMA is prepared to take further action against them.
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