Ctrip.com International Ltd. (now Trip.com Group) was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. As China’s leading tourism group, the company has 17 branch offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other major cities throughout China. Ctrip currently employs more than 30,000 people. Ctrip was listed on NASDAQ on December 9, 2003.
As China’s leading online travel agency, Ctrip provides over 250 million registered members with comprehensive services such as: hotel reservation network includes about 1.26 million member hotels in 200 countries and territories around the world; flight ticketing service network covers more than 5,000 large and medium-sized cities on six continents; online train ticket booking service covers the vast majority of cities and railway stations while its bus ticket booking service covers more than 3,000 bus stations in China; tourism service offers over 1,000 packaged tours departing from more than 60 major Chinese cities to both domestic Chinese and overseas destinations. In addition, Ctrip’s travel guide and community site offers its members access to useful travel information.
Currently app cumulative downloads exceed 2.3 billion. Transactions made on the app account for approximately 70% of total online reservation volume. Trading volume has peaked at over CNY 500 million in a single day.