Trip.com currently has operations in more than 200 countries and regions covering more than 1.2 million hotels.
The platform’s users will now be able to make direct bookings to stay at Hilton hotels in overseas destinations such as Singapore, Maldives and Bangkok.
The case comes at a tricky time for Thailand as it tries to woo back Chinese tourists after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alipay and Trip.com also launched a China Travel Guide in the app with comprehensive travel advice in the country.
The travel and experience booking platform has reached overall profitability for the first time since its inauguration.
The focus on “value-for-money purchases” is paying off as quarterly transacting users increased substantially during Q3.
Steeper-than-expected in-store, hotel and travel operating profit fall reflects heightened spending on promotions within this sector.
The share of Chinese online travel company’s revenue from categories other than accommodation and transport ticketing almost touched 15% in Q3.
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