Published on : Wednesday, October 18, 2017
HNA group announced the launch of digital tourist platform HiApp by the end of 2017, that will integrate air travel industry, utilize online and offline resources and promote ‘digital transformation’ of tourism industry.
It will see an investment of 50 billion yuan by the HNA Group that has 19 subsidiaries and a fleet size of more than 760 planes. Air catering company Gategroup, airport services company Swissport and outbound travel brand Caesar tourism, Hilton Radisson and NH Hotel brands are owned by the HNA group.
Around 8,000 hotels at home and abroad are operated by HNA and it had a total volume of more than 1.2 million rooms.
Tong Fu, the Chairman of HiApp said that it will open membership for the entire HNA Group and at the same time as a platform of products will open up to partners.
Through the app the passengers will be able to avail one-stop service like using airline , ground services, hotels and other resources to avail facilities like luggage from the plane to the hotel room.