Marriott CEO: to promote the acquisition of Starwood Marriott marriage with ALI
A few days ago, the Alibaba announced a joint venture with Marriott news was announced, immediately caused the vibration of the industry.
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson special mention Marriott Ali and the strategic cooperation in the second quarter earnings, said "if not the acquisition of Marriott Marriott and Starwood, Ali's cooperation will not happen".
Sorenson said: "in the Starwood announced sale, Ali is one with the intention to participate in the company, Ali said" we of Starwood portfolio scale, especially interested in luxury and fashion hotel. We can both benefit from this strategic cooperation."
The Civil Aviation Authority: prohibit internet ticket sales in the tying behavior
Recently, the "people's Daily" published entitled "tourism online booking" article why so tired, in which the "clean ticket not to buy the title reflects the passengers to buy tickets through an online platform, easy to be" tying "VIP lounge, insurance and other services in the ticket booking page has the VIP Lounge, insurance etc. the service is set to the default option, passengers in recognition of unclear circumstances violates the subjective will mistakenly buy case, violation of the right to know and the right to choose the passengers.A new summer tourists to Africa Chinese
Recent news, because the north and South Hemisphere seasons are opposite, at present in Africa is the most cool season of the year, Kenya, South Africa and Mauritius have become the mainland tourists favorite "summer resort", the crowd is 3 times over the same period last year.
According to the tourism website donkey mother 7 days this month, according to the information provided by this year, Africa has become a favorite of mainland tourists outbound tourism destination of "summer".
In Africa, the most popular in Mauritius, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa and Tunisia, the tour price is about the same as last year, mostly concentrated in the 1 to 20 thousand yuan, travel more days in 8 days or more, early this month, will be the summer travel peak, Shanghai, Chengdu, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming Xi'an, Wuhan, Wuxi, Nanjing, is the ten most popular travel to non tourists.
Thailand in October will enable the new entry card
Local time 9 days, Thailand's interior ministry announced that the Prime Minister of Thailand prayudh signed the relevant provisions in August 4th, will enable the new entry and exit card from October 1st this year to facilitate foreign tourists from Thailand, the old version of the immigration card earlier abolished.
"Thailand daily" published a new version of the managers' immigration card sample, foreign tourists to fill out personal information and other content are on page 1, than the old version shall fill in the form on page 3 has been simplified.
This decree issued, some Thailand media mistakenly believe that the government abolished the immigration card. Thailand's interior minister Anupong said in response, have proposed the abolition of border tourism practitioners card, but the Ministry of tourism and sports that make foreign visitors fill in entry and exit cards to collect data, so the government is to simplify the immigration card, did not abolish.
Qatar announced as the 80 country to simplify the visa system
The tourism industry in order to cope with the difficulties caused by the sanctions of the Gulf neighbors, will simplify the visa system including Chinese, 80 Chinese tourists Qatar announced Wednesday.
According to the card list published by the government, from Germany, France, Turkey and other 33 countries whose citizens can be valid for 180 days during the landing visa entry will be allowed to stay for 90 days. From 47 countries Chinese, Russia and the United States, Japan and other citizens can be signed for 30 days. Such a visa can be extended 30 days to sign.
Qatar tourism development director Hassan al-Ibrahim said the visa waiver program will allow Qatar as the region's most open country.Ahead of the end of the tourist season in Jiuzhaigou
The summer tourist season, one of the major tourist destinations in Sichuan is Jiuzhaigou, the annual July to November is the best time of Jiuzhaigou business.
Now, an earthquake will make Jiuzhaigou even Sichuan tourism season ahead of the end - from the beginning of August 9th, tourists began tuituan and diverted to other tourist destinations. This spread not only the local tourism travel industry, there are more hotels, tourism, catering, entertainment and other platform of the upstream and downstream industry chain.
The Jiuzhaigou scenic area has said that from August 9th to suspend tourists. When the recovery is still unknown. First financial reporter contacted the Jiuzhaigou scenic area, but there has been no response.