Earlier, Alipay enabled its payment service for taxis in the Pyeongchang and Gangneung areas, where the Winter Olympics were hosted in February.
The bridge will consolidate Hong Kong's position as a hub for multi-destination travel within the Greater Bay Area, which includes nine cities in the Guangdong Province and two Special Administrative Regions.
Travelport published a Roadmap for its initial range of NDC products in February, having been the first GDS operator in December 2017 to acquire Level 3 certification from IATA as an aggregator.
Thai LCCs currently account for approximately 32% of total Thailand-China seat capacity, and there are a total of 21 Chinese airlines serving Thailand, accounting for 54% of seat capacity.
Mafengwo Vice President Yu Zhuo told Caixin that the incident won’t affect the company’s operations and it expects to list shares on Nasdaq in two to three years.
Overnight visitor arrivals from China to Hong Kong grew by over 6% in the first half of 2018 when compared to a year earlier, according to Hong Kong Tourism Board statistics.
Alipay is targeting late Q4 2018 for the first integration of HMSHost locations with the payment service.
In 2017, Tongcheng-eLong recorded a net profit of 194 million yuan.
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