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Articles tagged “Klook”

Business Travel

Rail Is the Next Big Thing for Asia’s Online Travel Platforms

After low cost carriers, the next big thing that will change the way Asians travel could be rail. A rail-volution is in the air and online travel platforms want in. But it’s not that easy. Here’s why.

Rail Is the Next Big Thing for Asia’s Online Travel Platforms

Hotels

Why the Shangri-La and Klook Partnership Isn’t as Odd as It Seems

Hotel chains and tours and activities are converging again as Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Klook strike a partnership. The deal, following Marriott International’s stake in PlacePass last year, has its potential pitfalls but the upside could be huge for both parties if they can make it go smoothly.

Why the Shangri-La and Klook Partnership Isn’t as Odd as It Seems

Tourism

Independent Chinese Travelers Close Gap With Tour Groups

A chunk of the Chinese market has reached maturity in just a few years when it took some Western markets decades to do the same thing. Now watch how destinations respond to more independent Chinese travelers.

Independent Chinese Travelers Close Gap With Tour Groups

Online Travel

Klook Raises $200 Million to Expand Activity Bookings

Given its new lofty valuation of more than $1 billion, Klook has become too expensive for most online travel companies to justify as an acquisition. But would a possible IPO within a few years be successful?

Klook Raises $200 Million to Expand Activity Bookings

Tour Operators

Asian Activities Booking Platform Klook Heads to the Americas

Hong Kong-based Klook has selected the Americas as its first stop for expansion outside Asia. To beat the deeply entrenched competition, it will have to find partners that can adapt to the needs of Asian travelers.

Asian Activities Booking Platform Klook Heads to the Americas

Online Travel

Tours and Activities Site Klook Secures $60 Million Round as Goldman Sachs Invests

Klook's rapid growth suggests that a growing number of Chinese and other Asian outbound travelers want to travel independently, instead of in groups, and thus book their activities a la carte. That portends a sea change in the travel industry.

Tours and Activities Site Klook Secures $60 Million Round as Goldman Sachs Invests