GUANGZHOU, China, Et-china.com, www.et-china.com Chinaå‘s leading e-commerce travel web site å- in business for 10 months å- is now providing corporate travel solutions to more than 130 major international and multi-national commercial customers in China including Procter & Gamble, Hewlett Packard and General Electric.
Et-china.com is China’s most technically skilled, business-to-business travel e-commerce provider and is jointly owned and operated by Et-china.com Investments Pty Limited, an Australia e-commerce investment company and China Southern Airlines, www.cs-air.com/en, the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China.
“The growth that we have experienced since starting the company 10 months ago is ‘organic’ - self built from the ground up, said Matthew Ng, Chief Executive Officer, Et-china.com. Ng added that Et-china.com’s business model is solid and based upon servicing corporate customers and generating income instead of freely “burning” millions of dollars in venture capital.
“Et-china.com is in the process of evaluating its corporate client needs and business scope in order to provide more comprehensive product services such as business conferences, land and air travel packages and international air travel ticketing. We want to be the business travel solution service provider of choice in China,” added Ng.
Corporate sales account for 80% of Et-china’s business. Seventy percent of Et-china.com’s staff is now in the company’s marketing and operations divisions working to either sign new corporate accounts or servicing existing corporate clients.
Et-china.com was launched in January and began its commercial operations in May.
In the four months of June, July, August and September, Et-china.com signed and is currently managing the domestic and international travel needs of more than 130 corporations and businesses in China, including: Proctor & Gamble; General Electric; Colgate Palmove; Michelin Tires; Sun Microsystems; NCR; Unisys; Intel; Epson; McDonalds; NIKE and The Bank of America.
Ng added that Et-china.com has stabilized its senior staff and employees at approximately 100 employees with offices located in Hong Kong and Guangzhou. The overall number of company corporate accounts have increased 167% since May. Et-china.com is experiencing a compound rate of 190% increases in corporate sales per month since May.
On the Internet at www.et-china.com/, Et-china.com can provide customers with online domestic (China) and international air travel booking and ticketing, travel and hotel reservations. Et-china.com offers realtime individual seat selection and meal selection on all China Southern Airlines’ flights as well as luggage and cargo information.