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NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Qunar (Nasdaq:QUNR), the world's most popular Chinese travel platform, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on November 1, 2013.
Qunar, founded in May 2005 and headquartered in Beijing, is the world's most popular Chinese travel search platform. According to iResearch in January 2013, its website has around 75 million monthly visits. Qunar also has the most frequently used mobile travel app in China in 2012, according to CNNIC. Qunar's goal is to empower Chinese travelers to define their travel experience. Qunar is committed to providing travelers with a one-stop travel information source on both PC and mobile devices. The Company enables travelers to find the best-value deals by aggregating and processing highly fragmented travel product information from tens of thousands of travel service providers into an organized and user-friendly display through its proprietary technology.
"Through its travel search platform Qunar has revolutionized the way consumers make travel choices in China," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "NASDAQ OMX is proud to welcome Qunar to our exchange and we look forward to its success as a publicly traded company."
Since its foundation, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice for some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ OMX, Qunar joins leading internet and technology companies such as Google, Priceline, and TripAdvisor.
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