Articles tagged “trip.com”

Online Travel

Trivago and China’s Huawei Partner for Smartphone Company’s Paid Search

The Trivago-Huawei deal is one of several Trivago is piloting where it provides backend services to business partners. These could develop one day into a material revenue stream for the German company.

Trivago and China’s Huawei Partner for Smartphone Company’s Paid Search

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Although the U.S. travel industry anxiously awaits the return of Chinese visitors, the timing will largely depend on when Beijing decides to ease outbound travel restrictions.

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Online Travel

When Short-Term Rentals Make You Desperate for a Hotel

Staying in professionally managed short-term rentals is no guarantee of an optimum guest experience. When your host's profile picture turns out to be a free stock photo, you can guess how this ended up.

When Short-Term Rentals Make You Desperate for a Hotel

Online Travel

Trip.com CEO Says China’s Remote Workforces Are Boosting Leisure Domestic Travel

It's eye-catching that Jane Sun of Trip.com believes that China's remote and hybrid working arrangements are helping domestic leisure travel to recover. That echoes predictions from Airbnb's CEO Brian Chesky and others about how hybrid working may boost travel for some time to come.

Trip.com CEO Says China’s Remote Workforces Are Boosting Leisure Domestic Travel

Online Travel

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Google's attractions ticket beta has been among its least elegant in travel to date. This has angered many tour operators because it couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.

Google’s Ticketing for Attractions Off to Rough Start

Online Travel

Ridesharing Firm Didi’s IPO Calamity Highlights Risks for Online Travel in China

Did Airbnb, Booking Holdings, Tripadvisor, Oyo, and Marriott, among others, squirm a bit upon learning of Chinese regulators' latest antitrust crackdowns, this time against ridesharing giant Didi and food-delivery and hotel booker Meituan? If not, they should.

Ridesharing Firm Didi’s IPO Calamity Highlights Risks for Online Travel in China

Online Travel

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer told Skift that Tripadvisor Plus is "a super-high priority for the company." The program may find enthusiasts at the property level, but so far the largest hotel chains don't appear to be leaping on board.

Tripadvisor Board Members Deliver Business for New Subscription Program

Hotels

Sandals Dismissive of Marriott Threat and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered Marriott's arrival in Sandals' all-inclusive sandbox, travel manager fears over consolidation, and a startup deal on hotel automation.

Sandals Dismissive of Marriott Threat and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

What’s Going Wrong Between Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group?

Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group maintain that their strategic partnership is as strong as ever even though the Chinese company just sold 20 percent of the shares it owns in Tripadvisor and is likely to sell a lot more this year. Rhetoric aside, you can't spin away that fact.

What’s Going Wrong Between Tripadvisor and Trip.com Group?

Online Travel

Trip.com Group CEO Downplays Market Share Against China Antitrust Backdrop

Behind the scenes, China's competition crackdown on internet platforms could eventually have a larger impact on Trip.com Group's partnerships, business practices, and mergers than is generally appreciated. Although a reversal is unlikely, even Trip.com's 2015 acquisition of Qunar has drawn scrutiny.

Trip.com Group CEO Downplays Market Share Against China Antitrust Backdrop