Month: May 2016

Operation BedBug: China’s Stealth Campaign to Buy the World’s Hotels

Hotels Owned, Indirectly Controlled and Influenced by Chinese Government Interests Locations of Chinese government-owned, controlled and affiliated hotel properties. This map currently contains 2,818 locations worldwide, properties with a total valuation of hundreds of billions of US dollars. View the

Open Letter: Why Chinese Investment in American Hotels Could Be The Kiss of Death for Their Elite Events Business

Distinguished Member of the US Hospitality Industry, The recent spate of US and European hotel acquisitions by Chinese interests has the hospitality industry abuzz. From Anbang Insurance’s 2015 purchase of Manhattan’s landmark Waldorf Astoria to the more recent acquisition of