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Articles tagged “elong”

Online Travel

Chinese Booking Sites Fall After Commission Cuts by China Eastern Air

U.S. travel agencies -- both online and off -- already know that they can't count on commissions from airlines. Chinese booking sites should plan for a world where reduced commissions disappear entirely.

Chinese Booking Sites Fall After Commission Cuts by China Eastern Air

Online Travel

Elong’s Stock Declines After Expedia Reaffirms Long-Term Investment

No matter what Expedia ends up doing, there will be a bit of shake up in Chinese online booking sites.

Elong’s Stock Declines After Expedia Reaffirms Long-Term Investment

SkiftX

Expedia Takes Extraordinary Step of Denying eLong Sale Rumors

Expedia doesn't comment on rumors and speculation unless it is convenient or necessary to do so. It has done so regarding eLong sales rumors because Expedia has a long-term commitment to grow eLong in the highly competitive and strategic Chinese market.

Expedia Takes Extraordinary Step of Denying eLong Sale Rumors

Online Travel

Chinese Booking Sites See Shares Tumble as Air China Trims Commissions

Airlines from Russia to China are finally getting around to eliminating or reducing commissions, a move that took place in the U.S. well over a decade ago. Online travel agencies are feeling the impact.

Chinese Booking Sites See Shares Tumble as Air China Trims Commissions

Online Travel

Three Kingmakers in China Online Travel Keep Maneuvering and Investing

With eLong finding a partner in LY.com in China, it appears as though the shareholders of Ctrip and Qunar may put pressure on them to marry, however reluctant the bride and groom may be. Consolidation there seems to be 2014's theme.

Three Kingmakers in China Online Travel Keep Maneuvering and Investing

Online Travel

China’s Qunar Says it Won’t Sell Malaysia Airlines Flights Out of Safety Concerns

Malaysia Airlines reportedly has taken some unspecified steps to enhance security onboard its flights. This likely won't do much to change Qunar's stance in the short term until the cause of MH370's disappearance has been detailed.

China’s Qunar Says it Won’t Sell Malaysia Airlines Flights Out of Safety Concerns

Online Travel

China’s Qunar and Baidu Work Like Hand and Glove with $300 Million Credit Line

Qunar has one helluva powerful partner in Baidu with its technology and big wallet.

China’s Qunar and Baidu Work Like Hand and Glove with $300 Million Credit Line

Online Travel

Profit at Chinese Online Travel Agencies Shrinks as Competition Increases

Hopefully Ctrip's been saving up for their "zero margin" strategy. But will Amazon-like thinking work in online travel?

Profit at Chinese Online Travel Agencies Shrinks as Competition Increases

Online Travel

Expedia’s eLong Bumped up a Tier in Nasdaq Trading

Competition in the Chinese online travel market is intense these days, and eLong's transition into the highest tier on Nasdaq is just another signal that the business is maturing.

Online Travel

The 6 Travel Startup Funds That Are Investing in the Industry’s Newest Brands

Travel startups that started salivating over the prospects of Priceline and American Airlines getting into the funding game are likely disappointed, for now, at least.

The 6 Travel Startup Funds That Are Investing in the Industry’s Newest Brands