The top mobile apps in China by MAU in the first half of 2022 are led by WeChat, Taobao, Alipay, Douyin (TikTok in China), Gaode Maps, Pinduoduo, QQ, Baidu, Sogou Input, and Baidu Input, according to data from QuestMobile. Top Mobile Apps with MAU>100M in H1 2022 The top 5 mobile app categories by total […]
China OTA Tongcheng-Elong’s monthly active users grew 58% in Q1 2021
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.
China tourism revenues down 43% in Labor Day golden week 2022
During the five-day “May Day” holiday in 2022, China saw 160 million domestic person-trips, a year-on-year decrease of 30.2%, and recovered to 66.8% in the same period before the epidemic according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
China OTA Tongcheng eLong MAU exceeded 205 million in 2019
The average MAUs of China’s OTA Tongcheng-eLong (HKG: 0780) increased by 18.5% year-to-year from 173.7 million in Q4 2018 to 205.9 million in Q4 2019 according to its unaudited financial results.
Trip.com (Ctrip) int’l hotel business grows by 50% in Q3 2019
China’s leading OTA Ctrip officially changed its corporate name to “Trip.com Group Limited” on October 25, 2019, and its ticker to “TCOM” on November 5, 2019. Trip.com Group operates a family of travel brands, which mainly consists of Trip.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar.
China online travel booking users reached 146 million in Jun 2019
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 […]
Alibaba’s OTA Fliggy and Marriott integrating customer loyalty programs
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 tourism & online travel booking market overview 2019
China residents took 149.72 million outbound trips in 2018. The per-capita expenditure on the consumption of education, cultural, and entertainment products accounted for 11% of per-capita consumption expenditure. Tourism market overview 2018 China recorded a total of 5.54 billion domestic person-trips in 2018, up 10.8% from 2017, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. […]
Top travel mobile apps in China in 2018
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 […]
China online vacation bounced back in Q2 2018; Tuniu & Ctrip took the lead
The revenues of China’s online vacation market totaled roughly 26 billion yuan (US$3.82 bn) in Q2 2018, increases of 19.3% year-on-year or 11.3% quarter-on-quarter. Three holidays in this quarter, namely, Tomb-sweeping Day, Labor’s Day, and Dragon Boat Festival put this market back on track, which altogether received 337.1 million person-trips, up by 8.6% from Q1 […]
China online travel market overview 2018; better performance seen on mobile
Total revenues of China’s online travel market reached 738.41 billion yuan (US$107.99 bn) in 2017, up by 25.1% over 2016. The high growth has started to slow down since 2014 and is estimated to be 12.2% by the end of 2020. On the other hand, the penetration rate of online travel is 13.3%, increased by […]
China online travel market insights Q1 2018, led by Ctrip, Qunar, and Fliggy
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 […]
Chinese online travel market insights Q3 2017
China’s travel market has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, and online travel booking is increasingly occupying a dominant position within the market as consumer preferences shift in favor of independent, personalized travel over packaged group tours. In 2017, year-on-year growth in the online travel market in China hovered around 25%, lower […]
China online holiday booking market overview Q2 2017
While China’s more affluent consumers increasingly favor independent travel, the online holiday and group tour booking market is still showing rapid growth, likely driven by continued expansion of the middle class in China.
China’s air ticket online booking market in Q1 2017
China’s air ticket online booking market is upcoming and on the rise, with seen increases in market share and dominance of certain air divisions, coupled with increased direct sales channels to enhance the pace of growth.