According to Charlie, a Hong Kong-based tech expert and after testing it ourselves it appears that the multilingual version of CTRIP Website is down. There is a strong probability that this problem may have been caused by hacks since it happened no so long ago.
Should this be true, it would be interesting to examine the repercussions of such a problem. According to insiders this has not been the first time that something like this happen. While hacking happens all the time, here it is of a different magnitude :
C-trip loses huge amount of money just by being offline. How long will it last?
This is not the first time something like this happened as stated a press release last march