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Tuniu Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

NANJING, China, Oct. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tuniu Corporation (NASDAQ:TOUR) ("Tuniu" or the "Company"), a leading online leisure travel company in China, today announced that Mr. Fuwei Chen, Tuniu’s Vice President of Marketing, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Chen joined Tuniu in 2006 as a core member of the founding team. He has led multiple departments within the Company including technology research and development, website and mobile, and marketing. After his promotion to Vice President of Marketing in 2014, Mr. Chen played a key role in leading Tuniu’s effort in marketing and branding. Prior to joining Tuniu, Mr. Chen was a software engineer at Bokee.com, a leading Chinese blogging platform. Mr. Chen received his B.A. from East China Normal University.

Mr. Donald Yu, Tuniu's co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Mr. Chen has played a critical role in the development of many core functions. We look forward to continue working with Mr. Chen to cement Tuniu’s reputation as the leading leisure travel company in China.”

About Tuniu

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 1,000,000 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 over 1,100 tour advisors, a 24/7 call center and 140 regional service centers. For more information, please visit http://ir.tuniu.com.

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact: China Maria Xin Investor Relations and Strategic Investment Senior Director Tuniu Corporation Phone: +86-25-8685-3178 E-mail: ir@tuniu.com Lin Zhu Brunswick Group Phone: +86-21-6039-6388 E-mail: tuniu@brunswickgroup.com New York Ella Kidron Brunswick Group Phone: +1-212-333-3810 E-mail: tuniu@brunswickgroup.com

Source:Tuniu.com