Alibaba's OTA Fliggy is partnering up with Chinese home-sharing company Xiaozhu in an attempt to strengthen its portfolio in the Chinese tourism market.
China's real estate market is struggling, with ever rising prices and expansion in supply. This is bad for both Chinese consumers and potentially dangerous for the Chinese economy. However, it's also a big opportunity for home-sharing companies.
After months in the making, Marriott and Alibaba are beginning to roll out some of the products of their joint venture in China. First up: a Marriott flagship store on Fliggy and Alipay payments in Marriott properties.
Airbnb will start sharing guest and host information with Chinese authorities in a move that will likely have more significant implications for hosts than it will for guests.
A new generation of Chinese hotel owners is reshaping the hotel industry in Australia. With different ideas of what a hotel should be, Australia's second generation rich Chinese hotel owners are changing the previous generation's recipe for success.
Alibaba hopes that its stake in Shiji will turn out to be a profitable investment, but what its goals are isn't exactly clear.
Airbnb is the number one brand for China’s affluent female travelers—but most users of the platform are under 35. A new tactic asks them to bring their parents along.
The world-renowned minimalist Japanese retailer MUJI is launching its first ever hotel in China, with hopes that its "anti-gorgeous and anti-cheap" philosophy will strike a chord with Chinese travelers.
Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands is the most Instagrammed hotel in the world, but is it doing equally well on social media in China, where Instagram is blocked?
Marriott's innocuous mistake online has had its online Chinese site blocked for a week and shows that towing Beijing's line is necessary for doing business in China.