China's online travel booking industry posts rapid development
BEIJING, Oct 23, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
China's online travel booking industry
has posted rapid development in 2013, according to a report released
by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).
At the end of June, the number of netizens that had booked air
tickets, hotels, train tickets and travel tours online reached 133
million, accounting for 22.4 percent of China's total netizen
population, the report sad.
At the end of last December, the number of netizens that had
booked air tickets, hotels, train tickets and travel tours online was
112 million, accounting for 19.8 percent of the total.
Ctrip.com International Ltd (CTRP.NASDAQ) and Qunar.com, which is
predicted to formally go public on the NYSE on November 1, are the
two leading forces in the market. They take a respective 33.9 percent
and 22.1 percent share of the market. CNNIC predicted the maximum
customer scale of Ctrip.com could reach 126 million in the future,
and that of Qunar.com would hit 129 million. (Edited by Li Xiaoyu,
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