Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider for hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, today announced that it will change the ratio of its American depositary shares (“ADSs”) to ordinary shares from two (2) ADSs representing one (1) ordinary share to four (4) ADSs representing one (1) ordinary share, effective on January 20, 2010.
Ctrip’s ADS holders as of January 19, 2010 will receive one additional ADS for every one ADS held at the close of business on January 20, 2010. The effect on the ADS price will take place on January 21, 2010.
For Ctrip’s ADS holders, this ratio change will have the same effect as a two-for-one ADS split. There will be no change to Ctrip’s underlying ordinary shares. Furthermore, no action is required by ADS holders to effect the ratio change.