Ctrip.com International Ltd was founded in June 1999. The Company provides travel related services including hotel reservation, air-ticketing, packaged-tour services, corporate travel management services as well as, to a much lesser extent, Internet-related advertising and other related services. It also sells packaged tours that include transportation and accommodations, as well as guided tours in some instances. It enables its customers to choose and reserve hotel rooms in cities throughout China abroad; book and purchase air tickets for domestic flights and international flights and choose and reserve packaged tours that include transportation and accommodations, as well as guided tours in some instances. It competes with other consolidators of hotel accommodations and flight reservation services based in China, such as eLong, Inc., and Mangocity.com. It also competes with traditional travel agencies and new Internet travel search websites, such as Qunar.com and Taobao.com. The Company's intellectual property rights include trademarks and domain names associated with the name "Ctrip".