In this Issue:
Ctrip Partners with L&L (now Universal Vision) and Two Other U.S. Receptives … Move Will Give it Dominant U.S. Market Share
WTM Countdown—Armed Cops to Ride the Tube … Government Releases Economic Data
WTM Countdown II—Tui Launches European “Power Brand” Campaign
WTM Countdown III … Is a “Perfect Storm” on the Way?
I Chat, You Chat We all Chat for WeChat
Despite Growth of FITs, China has “nearly bottomless reservoir of first-time travelers” for Groups
HODGE PODGE: Shifts, Shakeups and Occasional Shaftings in the Tour and Travel Industry