It is not everyday you see the jaws of
experienced, top executive hoteliers, with some of the biggest
names in the industry, drop, when another hotelier speaks of his
company. But that, is exactly what happened last week at the
Budget & Economy Hotels 2009 forum in Singapore.
On the first day of the event taking place at
the Grand Hyatt Singapore, a man, unknown to many of the CEOs and
VPs in attendance, stood to share a brief insight into his
company. That man, was Mr Jason Zong the Chief Operating Officer
of Shanghai-based Home Inns and Hotels Management.
Despite the company being only 7 years old, it
already has 80 hotels in Beijing, 70 in Shanghai and a grand total
of 600 hotels in operation all over China. With such staggering
numbers, and much more to come, ASIA Travel Tips.com managed to
grab an unscheduled moment with Mr Zong to ask him a little more
about his company:
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thank you for your understanding.
As our time with Mr Zong was limited, we will be
conducting some more, much more in-depth interviews with him at a
future date, so do check back.