Articles tagged “fliggy”

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

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

Dennis Schaal, Skift

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.

2 months ago

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

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

Raini Hamdi, Skift

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.

6 months ago

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

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

Sean O'Neill, Skift

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.

1 year ago

Airlines Extend Loyalty Incentives to Chinese Travelers as Asian Market Grows

Airlines Extend Loyalty Incentives to Chinese Travelers as Asian Market Grows

Grant Martin, Skift

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.

1 year ago

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

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

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

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.

1 year ago

Marriott Is Making New Moves in China With Partner Alibaba

Marriott Is Making New Moves in China With Partner Alibaba

Jing Travel

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.

1 year ago