Articles tagged “fliggy”

Online Travel

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson Upended Travel Distribution

Arne Sorenson was a maverick in his own way. He quietly visited Airbnb headquarters in 2014 to get a better understanding of short-term rentals, which culminated in Marriott's Homes & Villas. And he found a way to have a mutually beneficial relationship with those "evil" online travel agencies.

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson Upended Travel Distribution

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

Surge in China’s Golden Week Holiday Bookings Could Be a Turning Point in Its Recovery

This year's vacation to mark modern China's founding could also mark the country's domestic tourism revival, with an estimated 600 million trips to be made at the start of October.

Surge in China’s Golden Week Holiday Bookings Could Be a Turning Point in Its Recovery

Hotels

Marriott’s Alibaba Joint Venture in China Is Part of Its Direct-Booking Strategy

Marriott could do a lot worse than tying its fortunes in China to the e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba. Rest assured that this won't be the last big partnership for Marriott in the country. These are, after all, early days.

Marriott’s Alibaba Joint Venture in China Is Part of Its Direct-Booking Strategy

Hotels

China’s Alibaba Is Shaping the Future of the Machine-Driven Hotel

Chinese e-commerce players are racing among themselves to provide technology solutions to hotels. Alibaba fires the latest salvo with a prototype of the future hotel, FlyZoo.

China’s Alibaba Is Shaping the Future of the Machine-Driven Hotel

Online Travel

Meituan’s Hong Kong IPO May Intensify Its Rivalry With Ctrip

China's travel market is fast-growing enough that it could support a competitor to current leader Ctrip. That day may arrive soon, too, given that Meituan-Dianping is showing surprising traction in hotel booking.

Meituan’s Hong Kong IPO May Intensify Its Rivalry With Ctrip

Business Travel

Airlines Extend Loyalty Incentives to Chinese Travelers as Asian Market Grows

International brands are clamoring to build loyalty with Chinese travelers. Just recently, American and Singapore airlines launched partnerships with Fliggy, a Chinese booking engine, to share loyalty perks across platforms.

Airlines Extend Loyalty Incentives to Chinese Travelers as Asian Market Grows

Airlines

American and Singapore Airlines Rework Loyalty Programs for China’s Alibaba

Just when you might have thought the Chinese online travel market might be stabilizing because Ctrip bought a couple of major competitors, along comes Tencent's Meituan Travel and Alibaba's Fliggy. The latter appeals to a younger demographic, a fact that many airlines may find especially appealing.

American and Singapore Airlines Rework Loyalty Programs for China’s Alibaba

Hotels

Marriott Is Making New Moves in China With Partner Alibaba

Despite Marriott's recent troubles in China, its joint venture with Alibaba appears to be moving forward without a hitch. As this story points out, the partnership looks like a win-win.

Marriott Is Making New Moves in China With Partner Alibaba