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Chinese online booking explosion hits RMB 18 billion

Chinese Travel Industry Takes Huge Economic Strides Chinese online booking explosion hits RMB 18 billion

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Technological advancement and changes in consumer behavior have meant that the Chinese travel industry has taken huge economic strides recently.

HereisChina.com launches online customization services

For Worldwide Tourists Coming To China HereisChina.com launches online customization services

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BEIJING, China - HereisChina.com, a professional marketplace to meet more than 2,000 professional inbound tour operators and experts throughout China, announced today the launch of customized ...

Wego launches Australia local site

Significant Growth Expected In Australian Online Travel Market Wego launches Australia local site

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SYDNEY - With significant growth expected in the Australian online travel market and a 30% increase in Australian traffic since its relaunch from Bezurk in May, Asia’s fastest-growing travel ...

Macau.com wins Macau Prime awards for service excellence 2008

Best Macau Online Travel Agency Macau.com wins Macau Prime awards for service excellence 2008

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MACAU - Macau.com has won the Macau Prime Awards for Service Excellence for Best Online Travel Agency.

PlanetEye unveils innovative online travel planning site

Minimizes Number Of Web Sites Needed To Complete Travel Plans PlanetEye unveils innovative online travel planning site

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PlanetEye launched an innovative online travel planning service today powered by Microsoft Corp.'s groundbreaking technology World Wide Media eXchange (WWMX).

TripAdvisor acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime

Online Travel Community TripAdvisor acquires VirtualTourist and OneTime

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TripAdvisor LLC, the world's largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia, Inc., today announced it has acquired VirtualTourist.com, Inc., a leader in user-generated travel content ...

Lot Polish Airlines extend online check-in facility to UK regional departures

Self Check-In Lot Polish Airlines extend online check-in facility to UK regional departures

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LOT Polish Airlines has, for the first time, made online check-in available to passengers traveling from three UK regional airports.

Online travel operators offer creative but risky incentives

Online Travel Online travel operators offer creative but risky incentives

Concerns over a potentially dreary summer business have forced online travel sites such as Expedia and Priceline to try offering creative, although possibly risky, new incentives.

Thai Airways grows online bookings by 200%

Using Amadeus E-Merchandise Thai Airways grows online bookings by 200%

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Bangkok, Thailand - Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, today announced that Thai Airways has launched e-Merchandise in five ...

Online travel market hit by cybersquatters

India Online travel market hit by cybersquatters

NEW DELHI: The $2-billion online travel market is the latest to be hit by cybersquatters. Vendors, essentially cybersquatters, are using brand names of popular travel portals as their domain names ...

Online hotel bookings continue shift from online travel agencies to supplier sites

Supplier Site Gains Fueled By Economy Brands Online hotel bookings continue shift from online travel agencies to supplier sites

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In a study released today by comScore, Inc. of the online travel industry, statistics showed that supplier websites account for 72 percent of online hotel spending as of the first quarter of 2008, ...

PayPal adds Delta Air Lines to list of merchants

Online Travel Purchasing PayPal adds Delta Air Lines to list of merchants

PayPal has added Delta Air Lines to its long list of merchants that accept PayPal payments for online sales. Customers booking travel at delta.com now have the option to use their secure PayPal ...

Expedia and Barcelo Hotels & Resorts sign global partnership agreement

Family-Owned Spanish Hotel Group Partners With Online Travel Global Leader Expedia and Barcelo Hotels & Resorts sign global partnership agreement

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Expedia, Inc. today announced it has signed a long term, strategic global supply agreement with Barcelo Hotels & Resorts, a fast-growing company among the 28 top hotel chains in Europe. The ...

Emirates 100 percent e-ticket enabled

Process Achieved Ahead Of Deadline Emirates 100 percent e-ticket enabled

Emirates airline has been 100 percent e-ticket enabled across all of its online destinations, it was announced today.

The feat was achieved at the end of April, weeks ahead of IATA’s June ...

Online travel purchases continue to grow

Online Travel Online travel purchases continue to grow

Everyone knows what it's like.

You call the credit card company to ask a simple question about your bill, but you're forced to navigate an extensive path of numbered menus for a question ...

Next generation in meta-search: Content, context and customization

Online Comparison Sites Move Beyond Price Next generation in meta-search: Content, context and customization

Six to eight billion — according to Yen Lee, a former Yahoo! manager and now president of Internet start-up Kango.com, that’s approximately how many travel-related searches are conducted in ...

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