Tujia aims to build an ecosystem of house sharing in China.
Alitrip unveiled three tiers of products – well-known scenic spots, travel products by individual trip planners, and trips created by the Alitrip platform.
Emerging players in all niche markets of online travel, hotel and tour package booking are posing a threat to Chinese OTA giants like Ctrip and Qunar.
It’s reported that an earlier deal attempted back in May between Ctrip and Qunar fell through mostly because Ctrip and Qunar disagreed over the future of Zhuang and the Ctrip team. Are they are agreeable more and how their cooperation will go?
With Priceline boosting its stake in Ctrip, commentators sit back and assess the current state of OTA’s in China surmising that the local travel industry still has much room to grow.