China’s Ctrip acquires US travel planning app Trip.com

Travellers on the the Great Wall of China.

Ctrip.com International Ltd, China’s biggest trip-booking website, has acquired Silicon Valley-based travel planning and local discovery app and site Trip.com for an undisclosed sum, the company said in a release.

The acquisition will allow Ctrip’s global travel search site Skyscanner to leverage select Trip.com capabilities under its own platform.

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