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.
China online travel market reached 155.71 billion yuan in the first quarter of 2016, up 58.9% YoY or 14.7% QoQ, according the research company Analysis.
Ctrip achieved net revenues of RMB10.9 billion (US$1.7 billion) with a gross margin of 72% in 2015, up 48% year-on-year according to its official unaudited financial results.
Top 10 travel mobile apps in China were Ctrip, Qunar, CY, Didi Travel, Tuniu, Kuaidi Travel, eLong, Airplane Butler, High-speed Rail Butler and Lvmama in 2015 according to www.ctcnn.com. More Chinese travelers are active on the mobile end than PC.
China’s online accommodation booking market reached 24.983 billion yuan (US$3.89 billion) representing a QoQ growth of 27.98% and YoY growth of 82.16% in the third quarter of 2015 according to Analysys.
Online family tours market in China has been in the rapid development on both mobile and PC end. Transaction value of China’s online family tourism was 6.51 billion yuan (US$1.02 billion) in 2014 and it is expected to achieve 76.2% growth to 11.47 billion yuan (US$1.8 billion) in 2015 according to iResearch.
China’s domestic travel frequency has been gradually increasing based on Qunar’s data from January to September 2015.
Despite the continuous weak growth and even decline in smartphone sales in China, major domestic mobile phone manufacturers still set a “big leap” of shipping target in H1 2015. Although foreign brands iPhone and Samsung still held a large market share, domestic brands as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and TCL etc. all set their phone sales […]
Since January 2015, the number of active users on mobile apps has surpassed that of the PC side, and the gap is gradually increasing. Online travel websites are increasing efforts to transform to mobile end to compete for more users.
In Q2 2015, China’s online accommodations booking market reached 19.52 billion yuan (US$3.09 billion), with an increase of 15.9% QoQ and 63.5% YoY.
In Q1 2015, the total transaction value of China online vacation travel market reached RMB11.06 billion (USD$1.80 billion), an increase of 59.8% year-on-year, and 21.7% QoQ according to the data of Analysys EnfoDesk.
The total transactions of China online travel market reached 94.76 billion yuan (USD 15.28 billion) in Q1 2015, an increase of 51.3% YoY or 9.4% QoQ.
China online travel was a RMB307.79 billion (US$50.33 billion) market with an increase of 38.9% in 2014 according to iResearch. Online ticket market, online hotel booking market and online vacation exceeded RMB193.07 billion (US$31.57 billion), RMB63.25 billion (US$10.34 billion) and RMB44.88 billion (US$7.33 billion) respectively in 2014.
Qunar total revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 were RMB519.8 million (US$83.8 million), an increase of 107.1% year-on-year. Mobile revenues were RMB257.5 million (US$41.5 million), an increase of 400.7% year-on-year, representing 49.5% of total and 52.3% of pay-for-performance (“P4P”) revenues, compared to 20.5% and 22.6%, respectively, in the corresponding period of 2013.
Qunar announced its alliance with 22 of the world’s premium high-end hotel groups. The hotel groups, which include Wyndham, Club Med, Banyan Tree, Howard Johnson, and Millennium, will open their global inventories to the Qunar platform.