Qunar is a Chinese-language online travel information provider and mainland search engine for web-based and mobile users.
Aiming to help travelers make suitable choices, Qunar organizes enormous information and provides thorough and instant search results for flights, hotels, packages, group-buying deals, visa, and other travel-related information through its accessible, humanistic, and avant-garde technology. Qunar also provides group-buying deals in more than 100 Chinese cities.
Qunar was reported to have around 75 million monthly visitors and 34 million activated mobile app users, based on a survey by mainland consulting firm iResearch. As of 2013, Qunar searches over 700 Chinese online travel web sites, covering more than 100,000 hotels, 11,000 domestic and international air routes, 40,000 holiday packages, and 25,000 tourist sites.
Founded in February 2005 in Beijing, Qunar received a US$306 millions investment from Baidu, which became Qunar’s majority shareholder on June 24, 2011. Its main competitors are Elong and Ctrip.
Founders: Chenchao Zhuang, Douglas Khoo, Fritz Demopoulos