A Carlson Wagonlit Travel research found that more than half (56%) of Asia Pacific travelers are concerned about safety and security, while their counterparts from other regions are less worried.
Countries in Asia-Pacific remain the top destinations of mainland Chinese tourists, while a number of provinces of the new 1st-tier cities become popular, along with Beijing and some coastal regions.
Ctrip studies 50TB data generated daily by its 300 million users to understand demographics, customer demands and travel behavior, strengthening capabilities in AI, big data and intelligent hardware.
Travel distribution service firm Derbysoft and hotel direct-booking technology provider Hotelchamp announced a partnership to increase and convert hotel website traffic.
Tourico Holidays, a wholesale travel brokerage company, shared data reporting a 93% overall increase in Asia-Pacific hotel bookings in 2017 compared to the same time in 2016.
The One Belt One Road initiative attracted over 7 million visitors to China last year and 10 million Chinese travelers visited OBOR countries, up 71%, according to a Ctrip report.
“Breaking through in a New Era” is the main theme of TravelDaily China-ITB Asia Session to highlight China’s unprecedented growth in travel and its importance to the global industry.
Alipay, the world’s largest online payment platform, recently announced an upgraded smart outbound tourist service platform at a meeting of ecosystem partners from over 20 countries in Beijing.
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