China’s online hotel booking market had 91.09 million monthly active users (MAU) in Q2 2018, an increase of 20.1% quarter-on-quarter, setting a record high since 2016. There are around 20 million newly added users, 70% of them came from tier-3 cities and below. Of the total, over 50% of them were from tier-3 cities and below. […]
China’s shared accommodation market generated a total transaction of 14.5 billion yuan (US$2.27 bn) in 2017, up 70.6% from a year earlier, according to State Information Center of China.
The number of people in China using social networking and communication sites or apps rose modestly in the first half of 2017, with 84.3% of internet users using WeChat Moments and 65.8% using QZone.
eLong, Home Inns, and Booking lead China’s mobile hotel booking apps market in March 2017. eLong and Home Inns both recorded over one million monthly active users. Airbnb also ranks the sixth with 126% growth YoY. The MAU of China hotel service mobile apps is 4.35 million with a decrease of 25.9% YoY in March […]
China online travel market totaled 602.6 billion yuan (US$87.46 bn) in 2016 with an increase of 34%. It’s estimated to exceed 1 trillion yuan (US$147 bn) in 2019.
Accommodations accounted for about 20% of total online travel transactions in 2016 and have the potential to reach 100 billion yuan according to China Housing Sharing Development Report 2017. The number of users sharing accommodations was only 35 million in China in 2016 according to the report. Total transactions of China’s accommodation sharing market reached […]
Following the rising success of Airbnb, China’s short-term accommodation market is also booming during the recent years and reached 24.3 billion yuan in 2016. Players leading this market include Tujia.com, Mayi.com, Xiaozhu.com, and Airbnb.
Total transactions of China’s online travel market reached 162.76 billion yuan (US$23.59 billion). OTA revenues totaled 8.19 billion yuan (US$1.19 billion).
Qunar was ranked the top generic travel booking app by coverage in September 2016 according to data from TalkingData, followed by Ctrip and LY.com apps. 12306, China Railway’s official app, remains the top choice for train tickets booking. Spring Airlines made it to the top among airlines booking apps with 0.43% coverage, followed by apps […]
On average Chinese outbound travelers spent 17% less per day in a twelve-month period than the previous year – from RMB3,324 (US$508) to RMB2,849 (US$436) according to a survey from Hotels.com. Top Chinese spenders cut back by 68%, from RMB13,800 (US$2,111) to RMB8,228 (US$1,258). That meant the majority settling on three star rather than more […]
The number of outbound Chinese tourists surged during the Chinese New Year holidays in 2016 and many countries and regions have been ready to meet the Chinese tourist shopping tide. Japan, Thailand, and Australia were popular outbound destinations.
Offline merchants hoped to get more consumers and profits by accessing to the O2O platforms in China in 2015. Tier-3 and tier-4 cities have been a new expanding regions for the O2O platforms. Meituan maintained a prominent position in the less developed cities.