229 million Chinese booked airline tickets, hotels online

Read us | Listen to us | Watch us | Join Subscribe to our YOUTUBE |


Afrikaans Afrikaans Albanian Albanian Amharic Amharic Arabic Arabic Armenian Armenian Azerbaijani Azerbaijani Basque Basque Belarusian Belarusian Bengali Bengali Bosnian Bosnian Bulgarian Bulgarian Cebuano Cebuano Chichewa Chichewa Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Corsican Corsican Croatian Croatian Czech Czech Dutch Dutch English English Esperanto Esperanto Estonian Estonian Filipino Filipino Finnish Finnish French French Frisian Frisian Galician Galician Georgian Georgian German German Greek Greek Gujarati Gujarati Haitian Creole Haitian Creole Hausa Hausa Hawaiian Hawaiian Hebrew Hebrew Hindi Hindi Hmong Hmong Hungarian Hungarian Icelandic Icelandic Igbo Igbo Indonesian Indonesian Italian Italian Japanese Japanese Javanese Javanese Kannada Kannada Kazakh Kazakh Khmer Khmer Korean Korean Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kurdish (Kurmanji) Kyrgyz Kyrgyz Lao Lao Latin Latin Latvian Latvian Lithuanian Lithuanian Luxembourgish Luxembourgish Macedonian Macedonian Malagasy Malagasy Malay Malay Malayalam Malayalam Maltese Maltese Maori Maori Marathi Marathi Mongolian Mongolian Myanmar (Burmese) Myanmar (Burmese) Nepali Nepali Norwegian Norwegian Pashto Pashto Persian Persian Polish Polish Portuguese Portuguese Punjabi Punjabi Romanian Romanian Russian Russian Samoan Samoan Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic Serbian Serbian Sesotho Sesotho Shona Shona Sindhi Sindhi Sinhala Sinhala Slovak Slovak Slovenian Slovenian Somali Somali Spanish Spanish Sudanese Sudanese Swahili Swahili Swedish Swedish Tajik Tajik Tamil Tamil Thai Thai Turkish Turkish Ukrainian Ukrainian Urdu Urdu Uzbek Uzbek Vietnamese Vietnamese Xhosa Xhosa Yiddish Yiddish Zulu Zulu
0a1_2270

BEIJING, China – Chinese travelers made 229 million online bookings for air tickets, hotels, rail tickets and vacation products in the first six months of 2015, 3.3% or 7.3 million more than the figur

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

BEIJING, China – Chinese travelers made 229 million online bookings for air tickets, hotels, rail tickets and vacation products in the first six months of 2015, 3.3% or 7.3 million more than the figure at the end of 2014, according to China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

Some 168 million netizens made bookings via smartphones, 33.5 million or 25% more than end 2014. The growth rate is 7.6 times that of the overall growth of online travel industry. The percentage of Chinese netizens using smartphones to make online travel bookings increased from 24.1% to 28.3%, it is revealed in CNNIC’s 36th Statistical Report on Internet Development in China.

About 26.8% of netizen’s online bookings in the first half of 2015 were for rail tickets, 13.3% for air tickets, 13.8% for hotels and 6.2% for vacation products. Online hotel bookings showed the fastest growth, having leapt 9.1%, equivalent to 7.72 million more customers.

Over the last two years, the OTA industry has been expanding across the entire industrial chain by active acquisitions in a bid to build strategic businesses chains. Having exhausted their resources in price wars but still going nowhere, OTAs have switched their strategy to expansion through acquisitions, and to consolidate their assets and operations through restructuring resources in order to realize their brand values.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email