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Alibaba, Marriott team up to tap Chinese tourism boom

Marriott will feature its line-up on Alibaba's Fliggy site and the two will link their loyalty programmes

"It's an extension of our partnership to a new area. Both of us believe we can generate huge synergies from this strategic partnership." - Daniel Zhang, Alibaba's chief executive officer

Hong Kong

ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd is supercharging its fledgling travel service by partnering with Marriott International Inc, the world's largest hotel operator with some 6,000 properties.

The companies will set up a joint venture to feature Marriott's entire line-up, from the...

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