New Education & Job Day at ITB China on May18 includes interactive HSMAI training workshop and preview of HSMAI education platform.
This is the first time that Marriott has created a one-stop booking experience, and it is created exclusively for the Chinese market, since it acquired Starwood Hotels and Resorts in September 2016.
The new policy will start in May and allow travellers from 59 countries to visit Hainan for 30 days visa free.
A second source familiar with the matter said HNA is looking to raise funds for the Hong Kong airlines and Temasek is a potential investor.
Culinary platform Eatwith announced new partnerships with Ctrip (WeiLingDui), Qyer, Tongcheng, Meituan-Dianping and Mafengwo, in a move to bring authentic food experiences around the globe.
Apart from being unique, main demands for customized trips are those that are in-depth, slow pace, private, niche and more about leisure.
British airlines and retailers are finding Chinese business partners to make the most of increasing number of Chinese tourists visiting the United Kingdom.
Meituan-Dianping was reported to be in talks to raise $3 billion to pave the way for a potential initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong this year, only to be denied by its CEO.
Since opening its first hotel in 2015, the Singapore-based company has expanded its portfolio to more than 500 properties across Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines.
The OTA says it has seen flight bookings increase up to 50% “in some scenarios” and a 10% increase in the rate of customers adding ancillary products such as baggage, seats or insurance.
Marriott hotel guests will earn about 20% more points than they did previously and get more perks than before.
Travel agents in the region face the biggest struggle to convert customers with 95.5% of them abandoning their online booking.
Pproperties should remain optimistic with younger demographics noting the highest propensity to join loyalty programs and say their loyalty is growing.
Global branding exercises and large-scale power grabs are one thing, but it’s ultimately the individual guest experience that counts.
This update should push users deeper into the funnel, which will possibly result in a minor uptick in mobile conversion rates.
Norwegian has endured its fair share of struggles in recent years and reported an annual loss of nearly $38.5 million for 2017.
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