Skift Take

Western companies such as Hopper and Amadeus are lining up to sell enterprise tech solutions to Group. That's because the Chinese travel powerhouse is in a shopping mood. It sees back-end technology as critical for making further market share gains in Europe.

When Group released its financial numbers on Thursday, analysts understandably focused on details about consumer buying patterns and forecasts about border restrictions lifting, the company's partnerships with destination marketing organizations, and management forecast