Articles tagged “china travel”

Travel Fares Better Than Bling in China’s Giant Shopping Spree for Lunar New Year

Travel Fares Better Than Bling in China’s Giant Shopping Spree for Lunar New Year

Daniela Wei and Bruce Einhorn, Bloomberg

The flaccid China economy and trade war concerns are weighing in on Chinese consumption decisions, but the good news is travel companies are better placed than those that sell bling or moutai. Here's a look at winners and losers this Lunar New Year.

1 month ago

A Revived Silk Road Is Luring Travelers Again

A Revived Silk Road Is Luring Travelers Again

Wade Shepard, Bloomberg

China is linking up a series of once-legendary pathways connecting cities from Kashgar to Paro to Constantinople. The world’s original road trip is once again beckoning travelers.

5 months ago

Interview: Ctrip CEO on Growth Strategies and Employee Empowerment

Interview: Ctrip CEO on Growth Strategies and Employee Empowerment

Jared Wein, Skift

Ctrip dominates online travel in China and will benefit from the continued shift from offline to online bookings. Additionally, the company is pushing more into the lucrative outbound market. We discuss these trends and more with CEO Jane Jie Sun.

2 years ago

Ctrip and Skyscanner: A Look at How the Deal Went Down

Ctrip and Skyscanner: A Look at How the Deal Went Down

Jared Wein, Skift

Ctrip’s purchase of Skyscanner continued the trend of metasearch consolidation and should provide Ctrip with support for its outbound and inbound businesses.

2 years ago