Articles tagged “ctrip”

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer told Skift that Tripadvisor Plus is "a super-high priority for the company." The program may find enthusiasts at the property level, but so far the largest hotel chains don't appear to be leaping on board.

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Online Travel

What’s Going Wrong Between Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group?

Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group maintain that their strategic partnership is as strong as ever even though the Chinese company just sold 20 percent of the shares it owns in Tripadvisor and is likely to sell a lot more this year. Rhetoric aside, you can't spin away that fact.

What’s Going Wrong Between Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group?

Online Travel

Trip.com Group CEO Downplays Market Share Against China Antitrust Backdrop

Behind the scenes, China's competition crackdown on internet platforms could eventually have a larger impact on Trip.com Group's partnerships, business practices, and mergers than is generally appreciated. Although a reversal is unlikely, even Trip.com's 2015 acquisition of Qunar has drawn scrutiny.

Trip.com Group CEO Downplays Market Share Against China Antitrust Backdrop

Online Travel

China’s Trip.com Group Mimicks Partner Tripadvisor With New Content Offerings

China's Trip.com Group is entering the content and advertising spheres to address longstanding weaknesses in its transaction business. It joins a plethora of travel businesses that are remaking themselves, whether they are launching financial services or subscription offerings, during the pandemic.

China’s Trip.com Group Mimicks Partner Tripadvisor With New Content Offerings

Online Travel

China Bans the Tripadvisor App Controlled by the Country’s Own Trip.com Group

China's move to ban the Tripadvisor-branded app is somewhat of a head scratcher since the app is actually controlled by China's Trip.com Group. Will other U.S.-branded apps, such as Airbnb's be impacted?

China Bans the Tripadvisor App Controlled by the Country’s Own Trip.com Group

Travel Booking

Understanding the Finances Behind Trip.com’s Global Ambitions: New Skift Research

How do you measure the largest booking site in the world? Is it rooms sold, gross bookings, commissions earned, or profits. A look into Trip.com shows the need to be nuanced in analyzing an online travel agency's financials.

Understanding the Finances Behind Trip.com’s Global Ambitions: New Skift Research

Travel Booking

Lessons From Trip.com on the Future of Travel: New Skift Research

China is like no other place on Earth and Trip.com is like no other online travel agency. It offers lessons on how to build an industry-leading business and how to respond to our deepest crisis ever.

Lessons From Trip.com on the Future of Travel: New Skift Research

Online Travel

Travel Companies Adapt to a Livestreaming Trend That May Outlast the Pandemic

The pandemic rapidly sped up a trend in livestreams. But the early success of Trip.com Group's and Alibaba Group's Fliggy webcasts marketing travel suggests that the phenomenon is here to stay.

Travel Companies Adapt to a Livestreaming Trend That May Outlast the Pandemic

Tourism

Comeback City Wuhan Was Most-Visited During China’s Golden Week

Despite an ongoing longing for foreign tourists, Wuhan has come most of the way back tourism-wise from the bleakest days of the provincial capital's history earlier this year. Lessons for the rest of the world? Once tourists feel safe, they will return in big numbers.

Comeback City Wuhan Was Most-Visited During China’s Golden Week

Coronavirus

Booking Holdings Takes Solitary Path in Online Travel Debate Over Offering Financial Relief to Partners

Booking Holdings may be calculating that partner memories aren't exceedingly long. On the other hand, with additional layoffs a possibility at flagship brand Booking.com, the parent company has its own problems to deal with.

Booking Holdings Takes Solitary Path in Online Travel Debate Over Offering Financial Relief to Partners