On February 14th, Airbnb, the homestay booking platform, announced its financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2023.
On November 17, Trip.com Group signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the China International Culture Association to promote inbound tourism.
On June 7th, according to China State Shipbuilding Corporation, on June 6th, China's first domestically-built large-scale cruise ship "Adora Magic City" successfully launched. It has fully started various tasks such as dock mooring tests and sea trials before final delivery.
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort announced its financial performance for the 2022 fiscal year on May 15th. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, the resort reported a net loss of HKD 2.1 billion (about USD 270 million), which narrowed by 12% compared to the previous year and marked two consecutive years of narrowing losses.
On May 6th, Li Auto released a report on May Day travel. The total mileage of its vehicles reached 144 million kilometers, including 72.29 million kilometers driven by fuel, which increased by 147% compared to normal days and increased by 372% from last year's May Day.
Domestic and foreign firms are now eagerly awaiting a resumption of streamlined international business travel to and from China.
Cross-border travel between mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau will fully resume from February 6, with no advanced reservation requirement and no cap on the number of passengers arriving from these two special administrative regions via land ports in Guangdong province.
China's State Council issued a series of new pandemic control measures on December 7, relaxing restrictions on travel and boosting the search volume on domestic ticketing platforms.
With Hainan being a popular tourist destination in China, many domestic tourist platforms showed that orders of air tickets and hotels soared after the province adjusted its pandemic prevention and control measures.
On September 28, the car rental business unit of China's leading travel booking platform, Trip.com, and Tencent's travel services platform reached a new cooperation agreement, providing one-stop online car rentals and bookings for users of Tencent's travel services in China.
On July 27, Chinese travel services platform Trip.com released its "LESS-Carbon Neutral Plan," pledging to gradually achieve carbon neutrality in its own operations, and to jointly launch at least 10,000 low-carbon travel products with its ecological partners.
Tencent recently tested its new car-hailing function under the WeChat mini-program named "Travel Service".
China Tourism Group Duty Free Corporation Limited, a travel retailer, submitted its prospectus to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange again on Thursday, proposing to list on the main board, with CICC and UBS as co-sponsors.
Property rental company Airbnb announced on June 3 that it will facilitate the shift of its housing and host data to several Chinese domestic rental platforms before it shuts down operations in Chinese mainland from the end of July.
On Wednesday, Chinese web retail and services platform Meituan announced a new round of adjustments, including the establishment of a special group to make decisions regarding all retail-related businesses.
Meituan on Thursday announced that, in order to help travelers in the next round of epidemic prevention and control, the company has upgraded its assurance services for orders affected by the pandemic.
In response to rumors that it would seek an IPO in Hong Kong, employees from Chinese car rental firm eHi said on Wednesday, "there is indeed a plan to go to Hong Kong for IPO, but the specific time has not yet been set."
Chinese travel company Trip.com Group has passed the hearing for its secondary offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, according to a draft prospectus filed to the bourse late Tuesday.
ByteDance backed Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, recently released a white paper on the travel vlogger industry in 2020 along with People’s Cultural Tourism and Trend Insight.
Chinese online travel agency (OTA) Tongcheng-Elong has partnered with Kuaishou, a short video sharing and social network platform.