SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the Month of February 2012
Commission File Number: 000-50984
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Block B, Xingke Plaza Building
10 Middle Jiuxianqiao Road
Beijing 100015, Peoples Republic of China
(Address of principal executive offices)
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On February 23, 2012, eLong, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release regarding its fourth quarter and full year 2011 unaudited financial results. The Companys press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. In addition, on February 24, 2012 (Beijing time), the Companys management team hosted a conference call to discuss the press release.
The information herein and in the press release is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Statements in this document and any exhibits thereto concerning eLongs future business, operating results and financial condition are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as anticipate, believe, estimate, expect, forecast, intend, may, plan, project, predict, should and will and similar expressions as they relate to our company are intended to identify such forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of doing so. These forward-looking statements are based upon managements current views and expectations with respect to future events and are not a guarantee of future performance. Furthermore, these statements are, by their nature, subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual performance and results to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could affect our actual results and cause our actual results to differ materially from those referred in any forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to, eLongs losses sustained in prior years, declines or disruptions in the travel industry, international financial crises, slowdown in the PRC economy, damage to or interruption of service of our systems due to accidents, natural disasters or man-made causes, an outbreak of bird flu, H1N1 flu, SARS or other disease, eLongs reliance on having good relationships with, and stable hotel and air inventory supply from, hotel suppliers and airline ticket suppliers, our reliance on the TravelSky GDS system for our air business and Baidu for our search engine marketing, the possibility that eLong will be unable to continue timely compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the risk that eLong will not be successful in competing against new and existing competitors, risks associated with Expedia, Inc.s (Nasdaq: EXPE) majority ownership interest and Tencents strategic investment in eLong, fluctuations in the value of the Renminbi, changes in eLongs management team and other personnel, uncertainties in the PRC legal system, including but not limited to, risks relating to our variable-interest operating entities and risks relating to the application of preferential tax policies, and other risks mentioned in eLongs filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including eLongs Annual Report on Form 20-F. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
|Press Release issued by the Company on February 23, 2012: eLong Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Unaudited Financial Results|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|DATED: February 24, 2012||ELONG, INC|
|By:||/s/ Mike Doyle|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|