[photopress:hotels_hotelzon.jpeg,full,alignright]Hotelzon International is now operating in China offering assistance with online hotel reservations, conference venues and car reservations, hotel reservations for exhibitors, travel policy formulation, hotel procurement, travel personnel information management and the data analysis and travel reports. Hotelzon has more than 90,000 signed hotels in the world.
Mikko Saavalainen, CEO, said management of travel costs through a professional third party is a key element related to the companies’ effective competition in the Chinese market; and achieving a sustainable development strategy.
2008 is the year the Chinese online travel booking market seriously booms. A survey from iResearch shows that the online travel booking market accumulated a revenue of RMB2.2 billion in 2007; and by 2010 will reach RMB10 billion. The market will grow five times in three years.
The Netguide2008 China Internet Survey Report forecasts that the growth of China’s online travel and booking market will exceed 70% during the 2008 Olympic Games year.
Hotelzon was founded in 1972 in Finland, and is Europe’s leading corporate online booking company that offers booking services and technology. As early as 1988, Hotelzon developed the first suite of self-service hotel reservations systems, and launched the latest generation of online hotel booking systems in 2003.
Source: English People’s Daily Online