Articles tagged “tujia”

Booking CEO Gillian Tans Gets a Ctrip Board Seat

Booking CEO Gillian Tans Gets a Ctrip Board Seat

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Online travel's two most influential female executives, Ctrip's Jane Jie Sun and Booking.com's Gillian Tans, will now deliberate around the table together at Ctrip board meetings. Ctrip felt the need to announce that the two companies are strengthening their ties after Booking's 2017 investment in Ctrip rival and IPO-bound Meituan-Dianping.

7 months ago

Airbnb Nearly Merged With Chinese Rival Tujia in 2017

Airbnb Nearly Merged With Chinese Rival Tujia in 2017

Shelly Banjo and Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

If we were Booking or HomeAway, we'd probably read this and see a big opportunity here.

8 months ago

Homesharing Is on the Rise in China as Real Estate Market Cools

Homesharing Is on the Rise in China as Real Estate Market Cools

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Travel

China's sharing economy is growing rapidly. How long will that growth be able to sustain itself — and what new complications will come with the increase in alternative accommodations?

9 months ago

Ctrip Leads $300 Million Round for Tujia Home-Sharing Expansion Outside China

Ctrip Leads $300 Million Round for Tujia Home-Sharing Expansion Outside China

Bloomberg

Ctrip's mission is to cater to the needs of Chinese travelers domestically and internationally. If they are increasingly staying in home-shares from home-cooked Tujia, then a big acquisition becomes a possibility. There is certainly room for several viable players in home-sharing on the global stage.

1 year ago

Airbnb’s Chinese Rival Tujia Is Also Focusing on Business in Japan

Airbnb’s Chinese Rival Tujia Is Also Focusing on Business in Japan

Katsuyo Kuwako and Gareth Allan , Bloomberg

Japan may be Airbnb's most popular country in Asia, but Tujia has a distinct advantage over Airbnb in terms of appealing to Chinese travelers who are arriving to Japan en masse.

1 year ago

Airbnb Finally Appoints a Leader for Its China Business

Airbnb Finally Appoints a Leader for Its China Business

David Ramli and Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Hong has a big opportunity to grow Airbnb's presence and brand in China, but also faces some tough competition from Tujia, among others.

2 years ago

3 Ways Tujia Plans to Beat Airbnb’s New Strategy for China

3 Ways Tujia Plans to Beat Airbnb’s New Strategy for China

Deanna Ting, Skift

The reigning "Airbnb of China" is going all out to increase its competitive edge in the country as its leading homesharing platform.

2 years ago

Airbnb Rebrands in China to Better Compete With Local Rivals

Airbnb Rebrands in China to Better Compete With Local Rivals

Deanna Ting, Skift

But the bigger question remains: Can it successfully compete with the reigning "Airbnb of China," Tujia?

2 years ago

How Expedia Is Transforming HomeAway Asia and the Sector

How Expedia Is Transforming HomeAway Asia and the Sector

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Signs of HomeAway becoming more aggressive about Asia expansion are evident but there is much to do. Putting in place a new leadership team is just the beginning.

2 years ago

Airbnb Quietly Builds Its Business in China

Airbnb Quietly Builds Its Business in China

Lulu Yilun Chen and Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Airbnb can't adopt the same approach it did around the world if it wants to grow its business in China. But even if it does work more with local regulators to comply with local laws, will that be enough to give it a marketplace advantage over other homegrown competitors like Tujia?

2 years ago

Airbnb in Talks to Acquire Xiaozhu in an Attempt to Grow Its China Business

Airbnb in Talks to Acquire Xiaozhu in an Attempt to Grow Its China Business

Lulu Yilun Chen and Olivia Zaleski , Bloomberg

Airbnb doesn't want to follow in Uber's footsteps when it comes to growing its business in China. Making an acquisition like this one could help, but is it enough to topple home-grown Tujia?

2 years ago

New Acquisitions by Tujia, Airbnb’s China Rival, Hint at Its Larger Ambitions

New Acquisitions by Tujia, Airbnb’s China Rival, Hint at Its Larger Ambitions

Deanna Ting, Skift

If we were Airbnb, we'd be paying very close attention to this latest news.

2 years ago