Ctrip and GoUSA opened a theme store on May 18 in Dapuqiao, Shanghai.
Hotel companies need to come up with a design that not only reflects lifestyle and social elements of guests but also has to remain true to a brand’s essence and tone.
A combination of great user experience, useful content and timely and effective messaging can help to both reduce abandonment and recover bookings which may have been lost.
Amazon's move into online travel business could give it a baseline $600 million profit on an annual basis. With better ad marketing efficiency, the profit level could jump to as high as $1.5 billion.
As the superapp's stickiness grows, one of its investors, Booking Holdings, believes that Meituan is going to act as a vital entry point for outbound travel as well.
The group asserts that in addition to being a "hi-tech" company, and its focus on expanding the product list and reach, one of Ctrip's biggest strengths lies in being reliable.
Booking Holdings reported gross travel bookings growth of 2% to $25.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019. Total revenues decreased 3% to $2.8 billion.
The India OTA market is becoming consolidated with very few players dominating. This helps investors to scale.
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