Hongkong.com Ties With Taiwan Travel Operator – South East Travel Service Company Ltd. and HongKong.com form Travio Global Inc. joint venture – Company Business and Marketing

Hongkong.com Ties With Taiwan Travel Operator – South East Travel Service Company Ltd. and HongKong.com form Travio Global Inc. joint venture – Company Business and Marketing – Brief Article

Adam Creed

Hong Kong portal site Hongkong.com Corp. has joined with Taiwan-based South East Travel Service Co. Ltd (SET) to expand its online travel business.

Hongkong.com already operates in the Net travel sector, targeting the Greater China region – Hong Kong, China and Taiwan – with online and offline business travel services.

SET and Hongkong.com will form a joint venture, Travio Global Inc., according to a company statement Tuesday. The venture will build a Chinese business-to-business online travel platform.

A consumer service is planned for a later date, the company said.

The venture joins the portal’s existing Asian travel businesses, including: Singapore-based travel trade publisher TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd; China-based Net travel site Chinaholiday.com; and its partnership with hotel reservation systems company Micros-Fidelio.

Hongkong.com, 82 percent-owned by Asian Internet and Web development company Chinadotcom Corp.[NASDAQ:CHINA], is on the Web at http://www.hongkong.com .

Reported By Newsbytes.com, http://www.newsbytes.com .

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