SHANGHAI, China, July 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China's Prime
Minister Wen Jiabao visited the Shanghai headquarters of Ctrip.com
International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) as part of his economic tour of Shanghai on
July 6, 2008. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Secretary of the
Municipal Communist Committee Yu Zhensheng and Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng.
Wen attended a presentation on Ctrip and China's online travel service
industry given by Ctrip CEO Fan Min and he visited the Ctrip call center, the
largest in Asia's travel industry.
Wen praised Ctrip for its innovative service model, which has helped make
the company the most successful online travel service company in China.
Ctrip has successfully integrated high technology with traditional travel
industry services and products, allowing it to provide comprehensive services
covering hotel and flight reservations, vacation package bookings, corporate
travel management, preferential merchant services and travel information and
recommendations to over 20,000,000 registered members.
Ctrip possesses over half of China's online travel market share.
About Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of
hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China. Ctrip
aggregates information on hotels and flights and enable customers to make
informed and cost-effective hotel and flight bookings. Ctrip targets
primarily business and leisure travelers in China who do not travel in groups.
These travelers form a traditionally underserved yet fast-growing segment of
the China travel industry. Since its inception in 1999, Ctrip has experienced
substantial growth and become one of the best-known travel brands in China.
For further information, please contact:
Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Tel: +86-21-3406-4880 ext. 11543
SOURCE Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
/CONTACT: Jade Wei of Ctrip.com International, Ltd.,
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/Web site: http://ir.ctrip.com /
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