Orders from Xiaozhu's official online store in Fliggy, Alibaba's travel service platform, surged by 600% in the second quarter compared with the first quarter.
Voice assistants of any brand are going to be as prevalent in hotel rooms as color televisions eventually.
The company launched the “Thomas Cook Lifestyle Platform” and recorded over 104,000 registered users and transaction volume of around USD 4.8 million in less than a month.
Pinduoduo ventured into hotel business, taking on Trip.com and Meituan; Beijing tightened regulations on urban home-sharing business.
Pinduoduo’s entry into the hotel sector is bad news for Trip.com and Meituan, but the effect is likely not large.
Next to exploring opportunities to adopt solutions, reviewing your cancellation policy is key - especially now that flexibility is king.
In the first six months of this year, arrivals fell 90 per cent, to 3.52 million, from 34.9 million for the same period in 2019.
Meituan sees 17% decline in hotel room nights in Q2; Contactless travel starts at Beijing airport.
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