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Ctrip Rebrands to Trip.com

Ctrip Rebrands to Trip.com

Trip.com Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: TCOM), the parent company of Trip.com, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar, today began trading under its new name, following the unveiling of the company’s new brand in Shanghai last week as part of its 20th-anniversary celebrations.

Amazon Prime delivery

Amazon offers Fast, Free and Convenient Delivery Options this Holiday Season

With the holiday season officially underway, Amazon has expanded its fast, free, and convenient delivery options. From Los Angeles, Calif. and Killeen, Texas to Elkhart, Ind. and Philadelphia, Pa., Prime members across the U.S. now have access to over 10 million items available for delivery the next day for free, including popular holiday gifts such as toys, games, and electronics.

SiteMinder Hotel App Store

SiteMinder launches app for hoteliers: the Hotel App Store

SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, is today launching the Hotel App Store—the first marketplace allowing hotels of all sizes to easily discover, choose and connect applications to their business systems for greater guest experiences and revenue.

Fitbit

Google acquires Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Fitbit, a leading wearables brand, for $7.35 per share in cash, valuing the company at a fully diluted equity value of approximately $2.1 billion.

Saudia

Travelport and Saudia extend partnership

Travelport, a leading technology company serving the travel industry, has reached a new distribution agreement with Saudia (also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines), the Kingdom’s flag carrier.

Hong Kong Electronics Fair

World's Largest Electronics Marketplace opened in Hong Kong

The 39th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and the 23rd electronicAsia, jointly organised by the HKTDC and MMI Asia Pte Ltd, opened on Sunday (Oct. 13) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and continue until 16 October.

Hoist Group Acquires HotelEngine

Hoist Group Acquires HotelEngine

As of October 14, 2019 Hoist Group has acquired HotelEngine, an online platform that seamlessly integrates with hotel websites to better improve online booking systems.

Blockchain tourism

Here's How Blockchain Can Shape Society

Our visions of a future with floating cities and hover boards may not have exactly come to fruition, but for crypto enthusiasts, their future of an evolving society may be just as impressive.

Rent ‘n Connect and Bidroom partner

Rent ‘n Connect and Bidroom partner

Traveling around the globe is becoming easier and travel technology and e-commerce companies are beginning to find solutions to traveler's problems. Nowadays, it’s easy to find a cheaper alternative for hotels and services. But it’s important to be able to find quality services at a reasonable price.

Oregon wineyard

Hey Alexa! Play the "Oregon Wine Quiz!"

Oregon is home to more than 760 wineries and 19 distinct growing areas, making it one of the largest wine-grape-producing states in the nation. It's tough for even the biggest Oregon wine aficionados to know everything about Oregon wine.

 

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