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Japan’s IT solution provider Tripla launches a booking management system linking with local OTAs in Asia

Japan’s IT solution provider Tripla launches a booking management system linking with local OTAs in Asia

Tripla, a Japan’s IT solution provider for accommodations, launched ‘Tripla Link,’ a booking management system linking with 28 OTAs in Asia, including Lion Travel and ez Travel of Taiwan or Traveloka of Indonesia.
Trip.com received more travel bookings from China to Japan in Q1 of 2024 than 2019, increasing travelers to local areas

Trip.com received more travel bookings from China to Japan in Q1 of 2024 than 2019, increasing travelers to local areas

Trip.com received more travel bookings from mainland China to Japan in the first quarter of 2024 than the same period of 2019, and bookings in local areas of Japan have increased.
South Korea’s unicorn OTA earnestly sets out to exploit accommodation partners in Japan

South Korea’s unicorn OTA earnestly sets out to exploit accommodation partners in Japan

GC Company, a South Korea’s unicorn OTA, has earnestly begun exploiting accommodation partners in Japan with a goal of annual transactions of about 110 billion yen for businesses in Japan by 2028.
Trip.com Group VP talks about what the OTA focuses on now, including outbound travel from China to Japan

Trip.com Group VP talks about what the OTA focuses on now, including outbound travel from China to Japan

Boon Sian Chai, Managing Director and Vice President International Markets at Trip.com, talked about the present and the future of Trip.com, including the outbound travel market from China to Japan.
Tokyo Metro forms a capital and business alliance with BtoB e-ticket platform Linktivity to develop packaged ‘Tokyo City Pass’

Tokyo Metro forms a capital and business alliance with BtoB e-ticket platform Linktivity to develop packaged ‘Tokyo City Pass’

Toyo Metro and Linktivity, a BtoB e-ticket platform, formed a capital and business alliance with a plan to develop ‘Tokyo City Pass (provisional name),’ which is packaged with tourist attraction tickets and subway tickets.
Japanese OTA for high-end accommodation opens an overseas hotel booking platform in tie-ups with Expedia

Japanese OTA for high-end accommodation opens an overseas hotel booking platform in tie-ups with Expedia

Ikyu, a Japanese OTA for high-end accommodation, opened an overseas hotel booking platform in tie-ups with Expedia Rapid API.
Airport Limousine of Japan begins selling e-tickets on 400 foreign-based OTAs through e-ticket booking platform Linktivity

Airport Limousine of Japan begins selling e-tickets on 400 foreign-based OTAs through e-ticket booking platform Linktivity

Airport Limousine has started selling e-tickets on about 400 foreign-based OTAs trough API connections with sales channels on e-ticket booking platform Linktivity.
ikyu.com is top OTA in Japan for Net Promoter Score, followed by Rakuten Travel and Expedia

ikyu.com is top OTA in Japan for Net Promoter Score, followed by Rakuten Travel and Expedia

No.1 Japanese Net Promoter Score (NPS) OTA is ikyu.com, followed by Rakuten Travel and the Expedia. ikyu.com gets high scores in higher products than expected or imagined and high-quality travel.
ANA sells air tickets on trip.com through NDC, making possible flight change, repayment or purchase of additional options

ANA sells air tickets on trip.com through NDC, making possible flight change, repayment or purchase of additional options

ANA has started selling international flight tickets on trip.com through Travelfusion, a NDC aggregator, allowing a user to change a flight, repay and purchase optional services in addition to booking and ticketing on trip.com.
ANA signs a strategic partnership with Trip.com Group to increase Chinese travelers to Japan, opening a flagship shop on its website and app

ANA signs a strategic partnership with Trip.com Group to increase Chinese travelers to Japan, opening a flagship shop on its website and app

ANA has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Trip.com Group to increase travelers from China to Japan, opening a flagship shop and deliver LIVE commerce on Trip.com website and app.
Experience booking platform ‘Klook’ starts selling a package of accommodation and local activities in Japan particularly for young generations

Experience booking platform ‘Klook’ starts selling a package of accommodation and local activities in Japan particularly for young generations

Local experience booking platform ‘Klook’ has started offering ‘Stay +,’ a package combing accommodation booking with in-destination products such as such as airport railway tickets or theme-park admission tickets.
JTB launches a new joint venture with trip.com for the inbound travel business to Japan

JTB launches a new joint venture with trip.com for the inbound travel business to Japan

JTB and trip.com have agreed to lunch a new joint venture to solve challenges of hospitality operators and local governments in the inbound travel market from Asia to Japan.
Millennials and Generation Z in APAC more tend to look for ‘luxury travel’ and ‘local experience’

Millennials and Generation Z in APAC more tend to look for ‘luxury travel’ and ‘local experience’

Among Millennials and Generation Z in APAC, one out of every three respondents answered they want to spend more than $2,000 for the next travel, and 63% said that they book local experience first before departure, according to Klook survey.
Trip.com signs a strategic partnership with Mizuho, a mega bank of Japan, for joint marketing activities

Trip.com signs a strategic partnership with Mizuho, a mega bank of Japan, for joint marketing activities

Mizuho, a mega bank of Japan, Mizuho China and Trip.com signed a strategic partnership agreement to address rise in quality in tourism industries of China and Japan from a long-term perspective.
How does OTA Hopper enter the Japanese market?  General Manager APAC talks about its BtoB strategy in APAC

How does OTA Hopper enter the Japanese market? General Manager APAC talks about its BtoB strategy in APAC

Reno Wang, General Manager APAC at Hopper, who visited Japan to join WiT Japan & North Asia, talked about its BtoB strategy in APAC including Japan. How does Hooper enter the Japanese market?
NAVITIME Japan links with Hong Kong-based activity booking Klook on its route search or for tour passes

NAVITIME Japan links with Hong Kong-based activity booking Klook on its route search or for tour passes

NAVITIME Japan and Klook partner in service linkages on ‘Japan Travel by NAVITIME’ for inbound travelers to Japan and ‘NAVITIME Transit’ for transit route search.
A Japanese accommodation booking management system partners experience booking platform Klook for inventory sharing

A Japanese accommodation booking management system partners experience booking platform Klook for inventory sharing

TL-Lincoln, a accommodation booking and selling management system of Japan, has begun partnership with Klook to allows TL-Lincoln users in Japan to provide global OTA Klook with their rooms.
Japanese AI-based travel booking startup became bankrupt due to rapid booking reduction during the pandemic

Japanese AI-based travel booking startup became bankrupt due to rapid booking reduction during the pandemic

atta, a Japanese AI-based travel booking service startup. became bankrupt with total debts of about 130 million JPY. Up-front investment for the system development weighted the business management.
Booking.com collected the most word-of-mouth postings in Japan, according to TrustYou

Booking.com collected the most word-of-mouth postings in Japan, according to TrustYou

TrustYou revealed that Booking.com collected the most word-of-mouth postings with a share of 34% in Japan, followed by Google with 21%.
A new platform to book high quality experiences in Japan debuts, covering from traditional cultures to outdoor activities

A new platform to book high quality experiences in Japan debuts, covering from traditional cultures to outdoor activities

Japan Culture and Technology (J-CAT) recently launched a local experience booking platform ‘Otonami’ listing a variety of high quality tour contents.