China OTA Tongcheng-Elong Holdings reported 57.8% year-to-year growth in the average MAUs from 148.4 million in the same period of 2020 to 234.2 million.
Netsunion reported a total number of 13.382 billion online payment transactions with a total value of 7.23 trillion yuan during the past eight-day Golden Week holiday in China from 1 October. The average daily transaction processed by Netsunion during this period increased by 47% over the same period last year. The transaction scale on China’s […]
Airbnb released a report last week on Airbnb China’s women community. According to the report, as of February 10, 2020, 53% of active Chinese landlords are female, and China is one of the top 10 countries with the largest number of female landlords on the platform.
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 […]
China’s emerging Gen-Y’s complete travel experience journey has five stages: dream, plan, book, experience, and share. Let’s see an overview of emerging Gen-Ys’ power, how they re-shape China’s travel market, stages of their travel journey, and how to get ready. Overview of Emerging Generation Y’s power There is no strict demographic definition for Generation Y […]
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 […]
Simply pigeonholing people into presumed lifestyle and pursuits by their age and geography can no longer work the same as in the past few years. Quite remarkable changes have taken places in the preference, behavior, and consumption habits of Chinese travelers.
There were a total of 457,834 accommodation companies in China with 16,770,394 rooms as of 2017. Among that, 317,476 were hotels (each with 15 or more hotel rooms), with a total number of 15,480,813 hotel rooms. The average hotel rooms per hotel were around 49. Budget hotels took the largest share of 67%. Around 10.39 […]
The short-term rental has been gradually gaining popularity in China since 2010. There are 80 million short-term rental users in 2017, a high jump of 103%, which is expected to reach 147 million by the end of 2018. It is estimated to slow its pace with the growing user base. Currently, the short-term rental platforms […]
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.
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.
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.