China-based global travel platform Group has partnered with Singapore-based dining platform Chope to provide instant restaurant reservations to Southeast Asian-bound travellers.

This strategic partnership, involving Group’s gourmet arm, Gourmet, marks a ground-breaking collaboration that will delight food enthusiasts, promote local cuisines, and unlock hidden culinary treasures across the continent, said in a statement on Friday.

As part of this transformative venture, users gain exclusive access to Chope’s extensive network of restaurant partners, featuring more than 3,000 renowned establishments across Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket, Jakarta, and Bali.

With the and Ctrip app, travellers can now discover, reserve, and experience the best dining options in real-time, right at their fingertips.

“As travel continues to rebound, we want to ensure our travellers are served with the best restaurant recommendations,” said a Group spokesperson.

“Together with Chope, we will bring together the best of both worlds – seamless travel services and a curated selection of remarkable restaurants,

“We want to inspire travellers to step off the beaten path, discover hidden culinary gems, and create lasting memories,” the spokesperson added.

Going beyond convenience and accessibility, this partnership also shines a spotlight on the rich tapestry of local neighborhoods and hidden gems that make each destination truly exceptional.

Thus, global travellers will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant cultures and unique flavors of Southeast Asia’s diverse culinary landscape.

“Tech-savvy travellers need an easier way to discover new cultures and culinary experiences,

The potential for international exposure for restaurants has reached greater heights with a simple tap on the app, opening themselves to a vast network of global tourists,” said Vincent He, General Manager of Chope Shanghai. is a global travel service provider comprising of, Ctrip, Skyscanner, and Qunar.

Across its platforms, helps travellers around the world make informed and cost-effective bookings for travel products and services and enables partners to connect their offerings with users through the aggregation of comprehensive travel-related content and resources, and an advanced transaction platform consisting of apps, websites and 24/7 customer service centers.

The firm was founded in 1999 and listed on the United States in 2003 and Hong Kong in 2021.

Chope an Asia’s dining platform connects diners to restaurants.

Having seated more than 110 million diners, the firm understands how best to maximize business for over 13,000 restaurants.

With Chope, diners can discover restaurants, make bookings, save with deals, and order pick-up and delivery on the app.

Chope’s demand generating diner platform is incorporated with a suite of integrated restaurant solutions that encompass reservation, call, queue, and table management.

Founded in 2011, Chope is currently in seven cities: Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Phuket, Shanghai, Bali, and Jakarta.

Chope’s restaurant partners include Commonwealth Concepts, JUMBO Group, Soho Hospitality, Lost Heaven, Dining Concepts, Hospitality Management Asia, Ismaya Group and The Union Group.

Its ecosystem is further enriched by key partnerships with the likes of Alipay, Google, Tripadvisor, DBS, and CapitaLand.

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