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Qunar Announces Best Travel Companies in China

Qunar.com
2007-06-01 20:10 1234

China’s first-ever China Travel Industry Awards Ceremony Highlights Established Players and Emerging Leaders

BEIJING, June 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China’s largest travel search engine -- Qunar.com -- announced today the finalists of China’s first-ever China Travel Industry Awards Ceremony. The finalists were chosen by over 5,000 consumers through the internet.

“We feel this is a fantastic opportunity to recognize the leaders of the travel industry in China,” noted CC Zhuang, Qunar’s Cofounder and President. “The Chinese Travel Industry Awards Ceremony recognizes not only well-established leaders but also emerging giants within the travel space.”

The awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at the Great Wall Sheraton Hotel, located in the heart of Beijing’s commercial center.

The awards for the best web sites included:

Most Popular Online Travel Agency Web Site

-- Ctrip.com

Most Popular Traditional Travel Agency Web Site

-- Aoyou.com

Online Travel Agency Web Site -- Best User Experience

-- Elong.com

Online Travel Agency Web Site -- Most Innovative Web Site

-- Etpass.com

Online Travel Agency Web Site -- Most “Willing to Try”

-- MangoCity.com

The awards for the best airlines included:

Most Popular Domestic Airline

-- Air China

Best Customer Service Domestic Airline

-- Air China

Most Popular Budget Airline

-- Spring Airlines

Most “Sunny” Domestic Airline

-- Hainan Airlines

Most Popular International Airline

-- Singapore Airlines

Best Customer Service International Airline

-- Singapore Airlines

Most “Sunny” International Airline

-- Thai Airways

Most ‘willing to try” International Airline

-- British Airways & Air France

Most “On Schedule” International Airline

-- Northwest Airlines

The awards for the best budget hotel chain included:

Most Popular Hotel

-- HomeInns, Super8, & JinJiang Inn

Most Fashionable Hotel Brand

-- GreenTree

Best Customer Service

-- YaYue

China’s first-ever China Travel Industry Awards Criteria

Among the over 100 attendees to the Chinese Travel Industry Awards Ceremony were representatives from domestic and international airlines, major hotels chains, online travel agencies, as well as senior industry analysts.

Winners of the awards were selected based on the findings of a large-scale ten-day online poll conducted by Qunar.com. Internet users throughout China (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) voluntarily voted for the “the Best Travel Supplier” within seven broad categories spanning airlines and hotels to reservation web sites and web sites of travel agencies. More than 5,000 valid online votes were cast. The authenticity and tendency reflected by the findings are widely recognized.

About Qunar

Based in Beijing, Qunar is China’s largest travel search engine and third largest travel web site overall, attracting over 5 million customers on a monthly basis.

Qunar offers flight search, hotel search and deals publishing. By using Qunar.com consumers are able to compare prices and access other relevant travel information in order to make the best purchase decision. Key partners include Air China, Accor, Hilton and Shanghai Everbright.

Qunar means “where are you going?” in Mandarin Chinese.

For more information, please contact:

Qunar.com

Room 511-512,Splendid Time

NO.56 West Road of North Fourth Ring

Beijing.China.10080

Media contact:

Dixon Dai

Vice President, Marketing

Tel: +86-13501274842

Email: dixon.dai@qunar.com

Source: Qunar.com
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