Interview with Jane Jie Sun, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Ctrip.com International, during Xi’s State visit to Italy.
Ctrip.com International Ltd. (CTRP) was founded in 1999 in Shanghai, China. Ctrip is the largest online OTA in China and the 2nd largest online travel agency in the world with amarket capitalization of roughly $18 billion. The company is a leading provider of travel services including accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management. Ctrip’s market cap has grown by more than 30 times since its listing on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in 2003. Employing over 38,000 people globally, Ctrip’s products are offered in over 11 languages. The branches of Ctrip, located in major cities in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and Japan, serve more than 300 million users. Ctrip is the one-stop travel shop that customers go to for all their travel needs. Their comprehensive products and services aims to bring convenience and efficiency for the customers not only in China but also around the world.