Chinese online travel service provider Ctrip.com says its net revenues were RMB226 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, up 45% year-on-year. It made the finiancial statements as it announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2006.

''We are very pleased with our solid results for the fourth quarter and full year 2006. We strengthened our brand and market position, increased new product offerings, and enhanced customer services during the year,'' said Min Fan, Chief Executive Officer of Ctrip. ''Looking forward, we are poised to further grow our business by excelling in service, innovation and technology. With continued healthy growth in travel industry, we are confident that Ctrip will capitalize on its strength and opportunities and deliver substantial returns for shareholders.''

For the fourth quarter of 2006, Ctrip reported total revenues of RMB242 million, representing a 46% increase from the same period in 2005 and a 9% increase from the previous quarter in 2006. For the full year ended December 31, 2006, total revenues were RMB834 million, representing a 49% increase from 2005.

Hotel reservation revenues amounted to RMB138 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, representing a 33% increase from the same period in 2005 and a 10% increase from the previous quarter. The total number of hotel room nights booked was approximately 1.94 million in the fourth quarter of 2006, compared to approximately 1.52 million room nights for the same period in 2005 and approximately 1.82 million room nights in the previous quarter. The average commission per room night was RMB71 in the fourth quarter of 2006, compared to RMB68 in the same period in 2005 and RMB69 in the previous quarter.

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