NANJING, China, April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuniu Corporation (Nasdaq:TOUR) ("Tuniu" or the "Company"), a leading online leisure travel company in China, today announced that it will collaborate with Reunion Island Tourism to offer 20 new tour packages to Reunion.
Reunion Island, which lies in the Indian Ocean close to Mauritius, is home to one of the world's most active volcanoes and is an increasingly popular destination for Chinese tourists. The 20 new tour packages, with departure cities in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, will include a combination of routes covering Reunion and Mauritius.
Mr. Donald Yu, Tuniu's co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Tuniu already serves about 20%1 of all trips from mainland China to the Maldives and Mauritius, and we are still seeing strong growth in travel to the region. Direct cooperation with partners in destination regions enables us to develop differentiated products with high-quality local services for our customers. We look forward to designing more travel products to Reunion and neighboring destinations and continuing to build our market share in the region."
Mr. Patrick Serveaux, Chairman of Reunion Island Tourism, said, "This is a great opportunity for us to work with the leading leisure travel company in China. We look forward to cooperating with Tuniu to create highly customized local tours that cater to the demands of Chinese tourists."
1 Based on figures from Maldives Ministry of Tourism, Statistics Mauritius, and the Company in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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 550,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of packaged tours, covering over 140 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 approximately 650 tour advisors, a 24/7 call center and 75 regional service centers. For more information, please visit http://ir.tuniu.com.
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