Articles tagged “elong”

SkiftX

Ctrip-Backed Chinese Booking Sites Plan Merger

Ctrip – with the help of some useful allies – continues to dominate China's fast-expanding travel industry. It will be interesting to see whether 2018 brings further expansion into Europe and North America.

Ctrip-Backed Chinese Booking Sites Plan Merger

Online Travel

Qunar CEO: Leisure Travel Has Been Immune From China’s Economic Meltdown

Sometimes Qunar wants us to believe it can sail through a hurricane unscathed in a sailboat. We'll have to see how the Chinese economic crisis ultimately impacts the Chinese travel market -- and the world.

Qunar CEO: Leisure Travel Has Been Immune From China’s Economic Meltdown

Online Travel

Ctrip Would Only Grow Stronger With a Tencent Takeover of Elong

Qunar is no doubt watching these moves very, very closely.

Ctrip Would Only Grow Stronger With a Tencent Takeover of Elong

Online Travel

Tencent Makes Offer to Take Chinese Booking Site Elong Private

It's a busy season for booking sites in China.

Tencent Makes Offer to Take Chinese Booking Site Elong Private

Online Travel

Ctrip Leads Stock Market Rally of Chinese Online Travel Agencies

Basing the gains on the strength of airline bookings would not appear to be as dependable in the long term as other revenue source.

Ctrip Leads Stock Market Rally of Chinese Online Travel Agencies

SkiftX

Expedia Reverses Course and Sells eLong Stake, Priceline Snubbed

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi couldn't have been more vehement in recent months about his company's long-term investment in and commitment to eLong. Well, there goes that.

Expedia Reverses Course and Sells eLong Stake, Priceline Snubbed

Online Travel

In China’s Online Travel Race, Qunar Is Growing the Fastest

Qunar is the fastest growing online travel company by far among the Big Three in China, although it is less than half the size of industry leader Ctrip. Can Qunar keep it up? Ctrip is feeling the pressure and is having to dial back on profits to ensure it will stay on top.

In China’s Online Travel Race, Qunar Is Growing the Fastest

Online Travel

Qunar CEO Interview: We Can Out-Execute Alibaba and Everyone Else

It's all about the numbers and execution so we'll be able to view Qunar's quarterly reports over the next few years to see if CEO Chenchao “CC” Zhuang can make good on his boast that the company will out-execute Ctrip, Alibaba and everyone else. Let's see if all the confidence adds up.

Qunar CEO Interview: We Can Out-Execute Alibaba and Everyone Else

Online Travel

Alibaba’s Moves in Travel Leads to Slumps at Ctrip, Qunar and Elong

There are likely more than a few U.S. booking sites that are also sweating about Alibaba's intentions.

Alibaba’s Moves in Travel Leads to Slumps at Ctrip, Qunar and Elong

Hotels

Expedia’s eLong Has Huge Ambitions and An Uphill Climb

Profitability isn't a concern right now as Expedia's eLong invests in expanding its hotel business, and it is in the game for the long haul.

Expedia’s eLong Has Huge Ambitions and An Uphill Climb