As travel becomes a hot sector in Asia, startups bet high on new trends in the industry to get ahead of their competitors. Travel intermediaries like Expedia, Booking Holdings etc go throttle in expanding their businesses into Asia by engaging into business partnerships in the region.

Other online travel intermediaries such as Ctrip and Fliggy are today’s travel enablers in China, while traditional travel intermediaries in Japan and South Korea such as JTB and Hanatour are actively investing in their online channels to meet demand from their constantly-connected consumers.