BEIJING, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Donating prosthetic limbs, building hospitals and schools to children suffering from war in the Middle East, fighting against hunger for those living in West Africa and more.
Since 2018, CTRIP (CTRP), the largest online travel service provider in Asia and second in the world is reaching out globally and going on a mission of charity work.
As an online travel agent service provider with second largest market cap rooted in China, Ctrip serves all global travelers. At the same time, Ctrip is continuously fulfilling and taking on board more social responsibility. With the aim of becoming an "excellent corporate citizen of the world", Ctrip continues such values.
Since the very beginning, Ctrip has been growing with the community, the travel industry in China, the nation and the world. Now, Ctrip sees providing for the needs of people in other parts of the world through charity efforts as an important way to promote the transformation and development of the travel industry, to promote the harmonious development between enterprises and society and to build positive relationships with the world.
In China, Ctrip has carried out charity work for more than a decade. From protecting the environment to running volunteering teams and programs, Ctrip planted over a million trees to improve the environmental situation and through Ctrip programs, encourage travelers to reduce carbon emission and go green. Ctrip has also supported and donated to numerous schools across China such as building "Hope Primary Schools" in Sichuan, Guangxi, Shandong, Yunnan and more. Ctrip also established scholarship programs for many universities. Ctrip created an employee volunteer program, “Caring Trip” to encourage employees to engage in volunteer work and provide care for people in need.
Since 2018, Ctrip has directed charity efforts overseas. Under the leadership of Jane Sun, the CEO of Ctrip Group, the team travelled extensively throughout the Middle East to understand the medical and health conditions faced by the local children and the strong demand for support and basic facilities in these areas. The team also paid attention to food shortage problems faced by the children in Sierra Leone in West Africa. In the past year, Ctrip speedily organized resources and provided materials and construction assistance to the above-mentioned areas. These includes donating prostheses to disabled children, building schools and hospitals, providing food aid and other support which will ensure that basic needs are met and their living conditions are improved.
In 2019, Ctrip's charity efforts continue. On April 24 in Beijing, Ctrip held a donation ceremony for the ongoing charity work in the Middle East and West Africa. This is both a reflection of the summary and review of the results of Ctrip's international public welfare work over the past year.
Jane Sun, CEO of Ctrip said, “It is imperative that we give back to the community. Through first-hand research into the situation in the Middle East and West Africa, Ctrip is able to provide assistance to those in need. As a global citizen and in keeping with our CSR philosophy, we are always there for them. We strive to be known as an excellent corporate citizen in the world.”
About Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. is a leading travel service provider of accommodation reservation, transportation ticketing, packaged tours and corporate travel management in China. It is the largest online consolidator of accommodations and transportation tickets in China in terms of transaction volume. Ctrip enables business and leisure travelers to make informed and cost-effective bookings by aggregating comprehensive travel related information and offering its services through an advanced transaction and service platform consisting of its mobile apps, Internet websites and centralized, toll-free, 24-hour customer service center. Ctrip also helps customers book vacation packages and guided tours. In addition, through its corporate travel management services, Ctrip helps corporate clients effectively manage their travel requirements. Since its inception in 1999, Ctrip has experienced substantial growth and become one of the best-known travel brands in China.
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