James Liang, the company's Executive Chairman of the Board, said that Ctrip aims at becoming Asia's No. 1 online travel company in three years, and the world's top online travel company in five years.
Despegar will make available to Ctrip its direct accommodation inventory in Latin America through Ctrip's mobile apps and internet websites.
Trip.com is experiencing very rapid three-digit growth in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia and it sees very good growth opportunities in Vietnam and the Philippines.
TrainPal focuses on international train ticketing, which is a great supplement to other travel-related products on Ctrip all-in-one platform as general interest in "Train + X" tourism increases.
This project marks Sweetome's first foray into the European market.
Alibaba’s China retail marketplaces had 755 million MAUs in June 2019. This userbase is being constantly exposed to Fliggy as a part of cross-selling tactics.
Ctrip’s target customers include Asian travelers visiting Europe and Europeans visiting Asia.
Recently appointed CEO, Greg Webb, has indicated that Travelport may move into the hospitality space and some of the other components as opposed to focusing only on the airline side going forward.
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