Ctrip believes demand for trips to countries and regions involved with the "B&R initiative" will continue to grow over the next three to five years. Sun said that Ctrip has been expanding into more markets involved with the "B&R initiative." For instance, Ctrip invested in India's largest online travel platform Makemytrip in January 2016 and acquired UK travel search website Skyscanner in November 2016. "The 'Belt and Road' initiative also offers a great opportunity for Ctrip to expand into global markets," Sun said. Get the full story at Ecns.cn