Ctrip claims 250 million registered members and an app with 2.3 billion accumulated downloads. The company ranked first in the Chinese online outbound travel and domestic travel markets by market share and it is reportedly the largest online tourism channel in China. With the 5,500 integrated stores, Ctrip is now also expected to become the largest offline tourism retailer and services provider in China. Those 5,500 stores are mostly located in provincial capitals and economically developed second- and third-tier cities, where citizens can find a Ctrip or Traveling Bestone store. Consumers can enjoy the convenience of tourism consulting, travel booking, and foreign visa application in those stores. Get the full story at ChinaTechNews.com Read also "Ctrip’s strategic threat to Expedia and Priceline"