308 million domestic tourism trips were made during the Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday this year, up 23.1% year on year, and recovered to 88.6% in the same period of 2019, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
China National Day Travelers’ Insights 2021
Self-driving tour has become the standard for National Day Golden Week travel in 2021, and the popularity rises by 150% according to Mafengwo. From October 1 to 7, UnionPay online transactions totaled 2.72 trillion yuan, with 4.863 billion transactions, and the average number of daily transactions increased by 31.73% year on year. UnionPay data show […]
Ctrip and Qunar saw 1.69 million overlapping users during holiday
Monthly unique devices of online travel platforms dropped to 199 million last December, which reached as high as 216 million last October. Most users who are used to install one app only chose to compare information and prices on different apps during peak travel season. Market penetration of online travel platforms was 14.7% with 199 […]
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’s US$21bn air ticket booking market in Q4 2018, led by Ctrip, Qunar, Fliggy
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 online accommodation market in Q4 2018; top 3 accounted 73%
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 […]
China online travel agency (OTA) market shares in Q3 2018
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 […]
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 […]
China online travel market overview for Q4 2017
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 […]
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 accommodation market Q2 2017
China online accommodation market totaled 39.38 billion yuan (US$5.97 billion) with an increase of 27.1% YoY according to data from Analysis.
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 online tourism market analysis
During 2016, the online tourism market in China maintained steady growth over the year prior, growing much more quickly than GDP growth while increasing its overall penetration into the tourism industry as a whole.
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.
China online travel market overview Q1 2017
China online travel market exceeded 210 billion yuan in Q1 2017 with an increase of 51.5% YoY, led by Ctrip, Qunar, and Alitrip.