The total number of online travel agency (OTA) users in China reached 145.6 million in June 2019, according to data from Fastdata. Tier-2 cities in total saw the most number of OTA users (56.68 million) in June 2019, followed by tier-3 group and tier-1. Related Dossier: China Online Travel Lower-tier cities experienced faster growth in […]
As Alipay accelerates its footprint across the globe, Chinese consumers’ overseas spending through the app continues to increase during China’s National Day Golden Week period, compared to the same period last year. Global in-store transaction volume this year grew by 10% YoY. The average total spends per user increased by 15% to about RMB 2,500 […]
During Chinese National Day holiday, a.k.a. Golden Week in China, cultural and tourism consumption is more popular this year than in previous years. According to the data from Alibaba’s OTA Fliggy, the number of people who have booked domestic tours on National Day Fliggy increased by 42% year-on-year, and the growth rate exceeded the outbound […]
Alibaba’s OTA platform Fliggy (Feizhu) just made Fliggy Miles transferrable for Marriott Rewards points. Last week, the Marriott International Group’s Fliggy Flagship Store officially opened the access for Points conversion from Miles. The current program page shows that the points conversion between Fliggy and Marriott is only in the “trial period”, specifically stating that the […]
Online penetration in tourism reached 30.2% in December, a slight increase from 27% a year ago. Ctrip ranked top with a penetration of 15.8%, followed by Qunar (11.3%) and Fliggy (4.3%). Market penetration of online travel was 30.2% in December, an increase of 10.6% year-on-year. Its average DAU was 21.899 million, showing a slight decline […]
Air tickets online booking reached US$21.36 billion in Q4 2018, an increase of 3.58% year-on-year. Ctrip-affiliated agencies accounted for over 57% of total transactions. Alibaba’s Fliggy ranked third with a share of 17.53%. The transactions of online air ticket booking totaled 143.318 billion yuan (US$21.36 billion) in Q4 2018, an increase of 3.58% year-on-year and […]
China’s online accommodation booking market grew by 18.5% to US$7.01 bn in Q4 2018. The top 3 players combined accounted for 73.2% of the total. Ctrip placed first with a share of 46.4%. Meituan Dianping (14.3%) overtook Qunar (12.5%) to be the first runner-up. The online accommodation booking market totaled 47.11 billion yuan (US$7.01bn) in […]
The online travel market in China grew by 9.3% to US$39.25 billion in Q3 2018, driven by the summer vacation and the mid-autumn festival holiday. 68.6% of transactions are generated from online transportation booking. Ctrip (37.6%), Qunar (19.78%), and Fliggy (16.46%) combined accounted for 73.84% of air ticket booking transactions. Ctrip led online accommodation with a share […]
71 brands exceeded 100 million yuan (US$14.37 million) in GMV in the pre-sale period of Double 11. Among that, 15 brands came from Tmall apparel, i.e. Nike, Adidas, Puma, Lining, Converse, Anta, Fila, Skechers, New Balance, Underarmour, Uniqlo, Eifini, Only, Vero Moda, and Bosideng. The same figure was only 40 in last year’s Double 11.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Alibaba Group this week announced a comprehensive strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing the customer experience for travelers. The collaboration encompasses several players in Alibaba Group’s ecosystem including Fliggy, Alibaba Cloud, Alipay and Cainiao Network.
The transactions of China’s online travel market reached US$32.94 billion in the first quarter of 2018. Ctrip and Qunar combined accounted over half of the whole market, followed by Alibaba affiliated Fliggy. Online transportation remains the major part of the online tourism market, compared with accommodation and vacations. The total transactions of China’s online travel market reached […]
In Q4 2017, China online travel market saw a 12.3% year-on-year growth in transactions to 219.99 billion yuan (US$34.29 billion). Ctrip and Qunar jointly dominated this market with a combined share of 53.3%. Alibaba’s affiliated Fliggy ranked third with a share of 14.1%. In terms of subdivision market, online transportation took the largest share of […]