NANJING, China, Sept. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuniu Corporation (Nasdaq:TOUR) ("Tuniu" or the "Company"), a leading online leisure travel company in China, today announced that it has set up 10 new regional service centers in tier two and three cities across China.
The larger network will allow Tuniu to provide travelers with enriched product offerings and more robust on-the-ground services. With the additional service centers in Dalian, Taiyuan, Shi Jiazhuang, Nanning, Changchun, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Guiyang, Xiamen, and Hefei, Tuniu now has a total of 30 regional service centers throughout China.
"Expanding our network of regional centers will further integrate Tuniu's online and offline platforms and provide Chinese leisure travelers with more comprehensive and seamless travel services," said Mr. Donald Yu, Tuniu's co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Our expanded network will also improve Tuniu's ability to localize sourcing and launch more targeted offline sales and marketing activities."
"As China's demand for leisure travel continues to grow rapidly, we will continue to focus on cementing Tuniu's leadership position through enhancing our product offerings, building brand recognition and extending our customer regional service network to more leisure travelers across China."
Tuniu (Nasdaq:TOUR) is a leading online leisure travel company in China that offers a large selection of packaged tours, including organized and self-guided tours, as well as travel-related services for leisure travelers through its website tuniu.com and mobile platform. Tuniu has over 320,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of packaged tours, covering over 70 countries worldwide and all the popular tourist attractions in China. Tuniu provides one-stop leisure travel solutions and a compelling customer experience through its online platform and offline service network, including over 500 tour advisors, a 24/7 call center and 30 regional service centers. For more information, please visit http://ir.tuniu.com.
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CONTACT: China Maria Xin Investor Relations Director Tuniu Corporation Phone: +86-25-86853178 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Lin Zhu Brunswick Group Phone: +86-21-6039-6388 E-mail: TUNIU@brunswickgroup.com U.S. Cindy Zheng Brunswick Group Phone: +1-212-333-3810 E-mail: TUNIU@brunswickgroup.comSource:Tuniu Corporation