By Rezdy — 5 Mar 2019
SHANGHAI, March. 4, 2019 – Trip.com, an independent online travel agent part of Ctrip Group, Asia’s largest online travel agent announced a new partnership with Rezdy, a SaaS company based in Australia aimed at connecting booking agencies to complementary tourist attraction businesses. Trip.com facilitates travel for APAC region customers and this trip group partnership will allow Chinese travelers to gain access to around 80,000 new travel products across the world.
Trip.com’s cooperation with Rezdy is a win-win partnership. Rezdy is able to raise brand awareness and gain greater presence in China and Asia whilst helping to accelerate Ctrip Group’s pace of development in the overseas market. Ctrip Group and Trip.com will be able to utilize Rezdy’s live-inventory management platform which maximizes access to markets around the world. Rezdy will accelerate the company’s pace of development in the overseas market helping to make international travel a more enjoyable and accessible experience. Such partnership allows thousands of existing travel operators including leading tours, activities and attractions from more than 100 countries on Rezdy’s platform to connect with Trip.com’s and Ctrip Group’s customer base. Developing the overseas travel market is an important step for Ctrip’s internationalization strategy and this new acquisition channel and form of customer engagement offers to benefit all stakeholders in the travel industry.
“We’re extremely excited to partner with Ctrip Group and Trip.com. We’re able to further expand our customers distribution network beyond our already world-class reach in markets previously considered impossible for them to access effectively. The best part is we can enable our customers to enjoy incremental revenue through this new channel. This type of partnership remains why retaining independence is key in this space. ” said Chris Atkin, Chief Executive Officer, Rezdy.
Lynn Qiu, Trip.com Vice President of Product said, “Trip.com’s Things To Do (TTD) is one of the largest online platform connecting travelers with activities that they wish to do at their chosen destination. With a large inventory of products and services at competitive prices, our collaboration aims to make travel a one-stop seamless experience for all.
Trip.com provides one-stop travel booking services in 19 languages through our website and mobile app. We are a part of the Ctrip Group, a NASDAQ listed company since 2003 (NASDAQ: CTRP) with over 30,000 employees and over 300 million members, making it one of the leading online travel agencies in the world. With more than 1.4 million hotels in 200 countries and regions, we’ve built an extensive hotel network to give our customers a fantastic choice of accommodation. Our far-reaching flight network has over 3 million individual flight routes connecting more than 5,000 cities around the globe. When you combine this with our 24/7 English customer service and various other travel products, you can trust us to take care of your next trip.Visit Us: https://www.trip.com
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China. It is the largest online consolidator of accommodations and transportation tickets in China in terms of transaction volume. Ctrip enables business and leisure travelers to make informed and cost-effective bookings by aggregating comprehensive travel related information and offering its services through an advanced transaction and service platform consisting of its mobile apps, Internet websites and centralized, toll-free, 24-hour customer service center. Ctrip also helps customers book vacation packages and guided tours. In addition, through its corporate travel management services, Ctrip helps corporate clients effectively manage their travel requirements. Since its inception in 1999, Ctrip has experienced substantial growth and become one of the best-known travel brands in China.