BEIJING, March 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Qunar today announced that the company's CEO, Chenchao (CC) Zhuang, has been named among the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders (YGLs) for 2015. Mr. Zhuang was one of 187 business leaders, chosen from a global pool of 2000 entrepreneurs under the age of 40, recognized by the WEF for their outstanding professional accomplishments and tangible contributions to their countries and industries.
The World Economic Forum lists 11 heads of state and government, 10 heads of Fortune 500 companies, 15 UN Goodwill Ambassadors, six Guinness World Record holders, four Oscar winners, three Olympic gold medalists, two Nobel Prize winners and an astronaut among its current and former YGLs.
"The YGLs include the world's most pioneering, next-generation leaders who have developed in their journey to produce positive, tangible impacts in their countries, industries and societies," said John Dutton, Director and Head of the Young Global Leaders Community at the World Economic Forum. "The class of 2015, together with the community over the past 10 years, shows how the future of business and public leadership is becoming more gender-equal, more geographically diverse, more varied in its expertise and is challenging established ways to get things done."
Qunar Cayman Islands Limited is the leading online and mobile travel platform for the travel industry in China. Qunar's goal is to empower Chinese travelers to define their travel experience. Founded in May 2005 and headquartered in Beijing, Qunar is committed to providing travelers with a one-stop travel information source on both PC and mobile devices. The Company enables travelers to find the best-value deals by aggregating and processing highly fragmented travel product information from tens of thousands of travel service providers into an organized and user-friendly display through its proprietary technology. According to research firm iResearch, Qunar has ranked No. 1 among all non-state-owned online travel companies in China in terms of monthly unique visitors since November 2010. Qunar's mobile application "Qunar Travel" was ranked the most frequently used mobile travel application in China by China Internet Network Information Center in September 2012.
Leveraging its large user base and advanced technologies, the Company provides an attractive value proposition to its customers, which include travel service providers and display advertisers.
Qunar means "where to go" in Mandarin Chinese.
About the Forum of Young Global Leaders
Established by Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, in 2004, the Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 900 exceptional young leaders. Bold, brave, action-oriented and entrepreneurial, these individuals commit both their time and talent to make the world a better place. Every year, the Forum honours about 200 outstanding young leaders from around the world for their professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world.
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