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Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), the sole owner of the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, is controlled by the Kwok family. A member of the Kwok family, who formerly served as a co-chairman, was convicted in a Hong Kong court in 2014 of bribery of a senior Hong Kong official; another SHKP executive director was convicted for the same offense.
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UNITE HERE has sent a letter to the China Securities Regulatory Commission to bring attention to activities by companies partially owned by Zijiang Group and its chairman, Shen Wen. These activities were uncovered during research on Zijiang Group’s hotel, the Marriott Shanghai Hotel Hongqiao.
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Continuing our series looking at the ownership of Marriott properties in Shanghai, we turn to Marriott’s ‘Distinctive Premium’ brands – Renaissance, Le Meridien, Tribute Portfolio, and Design Hotels.
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In our previous post, we explored the ownership of Marriott’s luxury hotels in Shanghai. Here, we will examine the ownership of more Marriott properties in the city, beginning with the ‘Classic Premium’ brands – Westin, Sheraton, Marriott, and Delta.
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Concerns over Marriott listing Taiwan as part of China at two Taiwanese Four Points by Sheraton properties have led to the announced dissolution of one of the hotel’s franchise agreements with Marriott.
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