Mobile payment was the most popular way China's outbound tourists chose to spend their cash during the recent May Day holiday, according to a report from the nation's leading mobile payment service.
Tencent-invested lifestyle firm Meituan Dianping has begun investigating reports of a data breach that exposed the private information of tens of thousands of users.
China will improve services for tourists through public-private partnerships (PPP), according to a guideline released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Ministry of Finance (MOF).
The domestic tourism industry is likely to see sound and rapid growth in the years to come, experts said, with official estimates pointing to double-digit growth in revenue during this year's May holidays.
The acquisition of Mogu Trip will help Yundijie branch out into the international hotel distribution business and further enhance its product supplies to increase competitiveness.
RedAwning claims to have 100,000 properties in 10,000 locations around the world.
In addition, the internet companies in the tourism market were also warned not to play petty tricks on consumers.
Applicants for passports, and permits for traveling to and from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, can complete their applications with one visit to the exit-entry administration office.
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