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  • Tencent Buys 30% Strategic Stake in Online Travel Site January 13, 2011

    Tencent (0700.HK) has acquired 30% of domestic online travel site 17u.com for roughly RMB 50 million to RMB 60 million, caijing.com.cn reported January 13 quoting unnamed Tencent…

  • Chinese New Year Air Passengers to Increase 11% YoY January 13, 2011

    China expects to record 32.2 million air passengers during the peak traveling season around the 2011 Chinese New Year holidays (February 3-8), representing an increase of 10.8%…

  • China Air Passengers Increase 16% YoY in 2010 January 12, 2011

    China's civil aviation authorities recorded a total of 267 million passengers transported in 2010, representing an increase of 15.8% y-o-y, Xinhua reported January 11 quoting Civil…

  • Qunar Launches Group Shopping Channel January 11, 2011

    Beijing-based travel search engine Qunar.com launched a group shopping channel on January 6, traveldaily.cn reported January 11. Qunar.com Vice President Dai Zheng said that the…

  • 7 Days Details 2010 Openings, Accelerates 2011 Schedule January 11, 2011

    7 Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:SVN) opened a net of 231 hotels in 2010, including 85 directly operated hotels and 146 franchises, bringing its total to 568, the company announced…

  • Update: Home Inns Accelerates Growth Plan January 10, 2011

    Home Inns & Hotels Management (Nasdaq:HMIN) plans to open a total of 260-280 new hotels in 2011, of which 100 to 110 will be directly-operated and the remainder to be franchise…

  • Budget Hotel Operators Add 700 Locations in 2010 January 06, 2011

    Major Chinese budget hotel brands opened more than 700 hotels in China in 2010, Beijing News reported on January 6. Home Inns & Hotels Management (Nasdaq:HMIN) added 162 new hotels…

  • Shanghai to Spend RMB 100b on Disneyland, Work to Start in May January 06, 2011

    Shanghai municipal government will invest more than RMB 100 billion in Walt Disney Company's (NYSE:DIS) Shanghai Disneyland, construction of which is expected to start in May,…

  • China to Invest RMB 700b in Railway Construction in 2011 January 05, 2011

    A high-speed rail line between Beijing and Shanghai will begin operation in June this year, National Business Daily reported citing comments by Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun…

  • NetEase Opens Online Air Ticketing Channel January 04, 2011

    NetEase (Nasdaq:NTES) has released an air ticket booking service at http://jipiao.163.com, TechWeb.com.cn reported January 4. The channel currently offers tickets on domestic routes,…