China, the Future of Travel interviews: Dallas Zhang, Lostrip

Case Study 1: The beginnings of online Travel

Dallas Zhang is the founder of Chinese travel booking website Lostrip, which he started in 2007, having previously worked for Chinese travel website Buycity.

How did you first get involved in the outbound online travel business?

I’ve been in the travel business since 1998. At that time, China didn’t have outbound travel, so I did domestic travel. But in 2000, the outbound market became better, so I transferred from domestic to outbound ...

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ChinaContact Weekly Newsletter 27th January 2014

 

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ChinaContact Monthly Newsletter November 2013

ChinaContact Monthly Newsletter November 2013

 

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800 Million of ALIPAY Users Will Access UATP’s Network

Chinese travellers will now be able to buy directly from U.S airlines, worldwide railway companies, hotels, travel agencies even car rentals with their Alipay account as UATP and the China’s leading online payment system sign a partnership.

UATP (Universal Air Travel Plan) a global low cost payment network and Alipay, founded by the Chinese internet giant Alibaba, announced their partnership on the 5th of November at the two-day Airline/Travel Payment & Fraud Summit in Chicago .

Owned and ...

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Interview with Wotif Group CEO Robbie Cook on Asia and China

Next stop: Asia

Australia’s biggest online travel group Wotif kicks into gear for regional expansion

Republished with permission by  China TravelDaily

Wotif.com has cornered the online accommodation booking space in Australia and New Zealand, turning over US1.1 billion worth of bookings per year for the 10,000 accommodation providers in Australia and New Zealand and 7,000 in Southeast Asia listed on its site.

Claiming a market share of 10 per cent of all Australian accommodation bookings by end of 2011, the group has been named ...

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China Travel Distribution Summit Partners with PhoCusWright

China Travel Distribution Summit 2012

China Travel Distribution Summit Partners with PhoCusWright

Guangzhou, China, Jun. 4th- TravelDaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on distribution, marketing and technology in the travel and tourism industries, announced today it will partner with PhoCusWright to host the 2012 China Travel Distribution Summit in Shanghai from Sep. 12 to 13 2012.

The China Travel Distribution Summit 2012 will bring together ...

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