A Hilton spokesperson said: “The new pricing structure will provide added flexibility for those who want it and cost-savings for those who do not require the flexibility to change their reservations.”
Vietnam hosted more than 12.8 million international arrivals, with the highest growth of 48.3% in the number of visitors from South Korea, tailed by Finland, increased by 33.3%, and China, up 28.8%.
Chinese non-packaged tour travelers have grown significantly and now outnumber package tour travelers, especially in long-haul destinations in the U.S. and Europe.
Global air passenger volume could double from the current level to 8.2 billion in 2037, with an increasing "eastward" shift, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
China's online travel service platform Ctrip is expanding its presence in the Japanese tourism market, considering the rapid growth in the number of Chinese visitors to Japan in recent years.
Ingenico Group today announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines, to provide the online payments infrastructure for the company.
Sources said Didi’s intention to enter the hotel sector is certain, but is still in preliminary exploration.
The Shenzhen-based company has ramped up efforts to promote the digitalization of China's public transport sector, and is working with local governments, bus and subway companies to promote its QR code payment.
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