Meituan Dianping, which has funding from Tencent Holdings Ltd., is getting ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars over three to five years to unseat leader Ctrip.com International Ltd., backed by Baidu Inc. Also targeting the space is e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Online travel is the latest front in a running war between China’s largest internet corporations -- Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent -- that’s spilling across the breadth of the country’s on-demand services economy. Meituan Travel wants to sell you a flight to Beijing, museum admission, a dinner booking and finally a room to crash in -- all within the app -- something a specialized service like Ctrip can’t match. Get the full story at Bloomberg Read also "China's Zhinanmao.com sprouting up to cater for a new breed of tourist" at ChinaDaily