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.
Two important hotel developers in China, Greentown China and Wanda, have indicated that they are moving away from international brands including Marriott, narrowing the range of partners for Marriott in China.
Who owns Marriott’s properties in China? In this post, the first in a series, we will examine the ownership structure of Marriott’s hotels in Shanghai, beginning with luxury brands.
Analysts have made it clear how critical China is to Marriott’s future. However, currently the company faces a leadership vacuum in that country.
The relationship between Alibaba and the Chinese government has been marked by conflicts between Alibaba, Executive Chairman Jack Ma, close affiliates, and the government over the past 4 years. How will this affect Marriott’s relationship with the Chinese government?