Hainan Airlines, IBM Team Up in Internet of Things
HAIKOU, Nov 23, 2012 (SinoCast Daily Business Beat via COMTEX) --
Hainan Airlines Group (HNA) and IBM yesterday inked agreement for strategic cooperation, according to which IBM will offer service to HNA relating to business optimization, information technology and business procedure.
In detail, IBM will form cooperation with Hainan eKing Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of HNA, in tourism e-commerce, Internet of things and smart logistics, which will be extended to medical treatment and virtual training in the future to build a world-class Internet of things technology center, operational platform and industrial base in Hainan Province.
Board chairman of HNA revealed that the company has recorded total assets of CNY 500 billion. This year, its operating revenue is likely to reach CNY 130 billion, making HNA one of the world top 500.
Source: www.stcn.com (November 23, 2012)
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