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  • Airbnb founders go it alone in China after refusing Tujia's merger offer2018-06-02

    Airbnb’s founders were moments away from merging their China business with local competitor Tujia in January 2017. Executives and investors spent hours hashing out a deal. Preliminary term sheets were drawn up. Then in the final hour of negotiations, Airbnb pulled out. Sixteen months later, the decision still rankles investors and has further emboldened Chinese rivals, according to people close ...
  • Ctrip launches airport transfer service on Trip.com HK2018-06-02

    Ctrip has announced that its international airport transfer service is available on Trip.com’s Hong Kong website, making it easier for customers to book airport pick-up and drop-off services whenever they travel abroad. The page is available in both English and Traditional Chinese, with more display languages coming soon. As of May 15, 2018, customers are able to book airport transfer services ...
  • ITB China Conference Day 2 to focus MICE and tech startups2018-04-28

    Attendees of ITB China 2018, taking place from 16 to 18 May in Shanghai, can look forward to an exciting conference program featuring more than 120 different speakers. The ITB China Conference is the platform where newest trends and innovation of Chinese and the global travel industry are presented. It runs parallel and will be jointly organised with TravelDaily China. Travel Tech, Online Travel, ...
  • Alibaba's travel brand partners with house-sharing platform Xiaozhu2018-04-26

    Backed by Fliggy's mature "Xinyongzhu" (credit stay) system, Xiaozhu will provide users with the first post-pay service in the house-sharing industry. In addition, Xiaozhu is said to join Fliggy house sharing channel in May, providing high-quality inventories to Fliggy users. Backed by "Xinyongzhu", which scores user credit history based on big data and Alipay's credit system, users will ...
  • China remains strongest tourist source market after 5% growth in 20172018-04-25

    The UNWTO said that Chinese tourists spent a total of 258 billion U.S. dollars on international tourism in 2017; 8 billion dollars (5 percent) more than in 2016 and well ahead of the second most important source market, which was the United States with spending of 135 billion dollars. Germans meanwhile spent USD 84 billion on international travel, while British travelers were in fourth place with...
  • China to become Philippines' top tourist source with 1.5 million visitors2018-04-24

    "In a matter of months, we could see China dislodging South Korea as our number one supplier of foreign tourists," said Lito Atienza, a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, in a statement. Citing data from the Department of Tourism (DOT), Atienza said China dislodged the United States for the first time as the Philippines' second-biggest supplier of foreign visitors in 2017. He sai...
  • China to become Philippines' top tourist source with 1.5 million visitors2018-04-23

    "In a matter of months, we could see China dislodging South Korea as our number one supplier of foreign tourists," said Lito Atienza, a member of the Philippine House of Representatives, in a statement. Citing data from the Department of Tourism (DOT), Atienza said China dislodged the United States for the first time as the Philippines' second-biggest supplier of foreign visitors in 2017. He sai...
  • Alibaba partners with Thai tourism body to tailor high-quality travel service2018-04-21

    As an official strategic Partner of the Tourism Authority of Thailand(TAT), Fliggy team up with TAT to offer smart technological experiences at various facilities and tourist attractions across Thailand for the convenience of visitors. The services range from online tour guides to electronic ticketing systems. Both sides will join forces in shining the spotlight on Thailand's best-hidden destinat...
  • China's Peppa Pig theme parks expected to open by 20192018-04-20

    Peppa Pig theme parks could open in China just in the time for the Year of the Pig in 2019. The parks will be operated by Merlin Entertainments, which is also responsible for Legoland Resorts, Madame Tussauds and Sea Life Shanghai. Chen Jie, general manager of Merlin Entertainment China, told Chinese media: “We plan to launch the first two theme parks in Shanghai and Beijing next year. We will ...
  • Marriott, Alibaba to launch new booking portal2018-04-19

    The joint venture formed by China's e-commerce giant Alibaba and the world's largest hotel group Marriott International eight months ago will put an exclusive booking portal online next week, said Marriott in Shanghai on Tuesday. The website, which acts as a flagship store also accessible through Alibaba's travel platform Fliggy, will allow Chinese tourists to book the group's more than 600 prope...

The Dragon Hotel Hangzhou

The Dragon Hotel is on the doorstep of the stunning Baoshi (Jewel) Mountain, close to the historic and picturesque West Lake, with 35km away from the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. One of the Best Business Hotels by the Golden Pillow in 2010, The Dragon is the best choice for visitors from China and around the world. The hotel cooperates with IBM in an effort to constantly seek out new technologies and breakthroughs to design entire system, providing marvellous intelligent hotel solutions. Guests can enjoy various international delicacies in cosy places such as D’Cafe self-service restaurant, Grand Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Cantina wine cellar, D’Back, Laurel Lobby Lounge, Executive lounge and Cigar Bar, all of which will bring you memorable experiences. Superior, Deluxe, Executive Floor, Suites and Serviced Apartments from the 566 luxurious guest rooms of the hotel are spacious, calming, and furnished with a unique design. Each rooms are equipped with well appointed bathroom, international branded bath sets, US King Koil bed and linen, high-speed broadband & Wi-Fi, smart room navigation system, TV-based door guard system and digital peephole viewer, in-room smart phone, multimedia interactive TV system, memory card and music/radio player, DVD player, i-pod/i-phone/i-pad adaptors, bedside speakers, choices of pillows and many more.