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Chinese Boss Took 6,400 Workers On Holiday To France

Chinese Boss Took 6,400 Workers On Holiday To France

A Chinese businessman has taken 6,400 employees on holiday to France to celebrate his company’s twentieth anniversary.

A Chinese businessman has taken 6,400 employees on holiday to France to celebrate his company’s twentieth anniversary.

A spokeswoman for the French foreign minister said the Tiens Group staff had booked up 140 hotels in the centre of Paris during the four-day break, Reuters reported.

A spokeswoman for the French foreign minister said the Tiens Group staff had booked up 140 hotels in the centre of Paris during the four-day break, Reuters reported.

Billionaire Li Jinyuan founded Tiens Group in 1995 and turned it into an international conglomerate with tourism, ecommerce and biotechnology businesses among its interests.

Billionaire Li Jinyuan founded Tiens Group in 1995 and turned it into an international conglomerate with tourism, ecommerce and biotechnology businesses among its interests.

In 2011, he made Forbes’ list of billionaires.

In 2011, he made Forbes’ list of billionaires.

The trip to France last week saw the Tiens Group employees visit famous sights such as the Louvre museum as well as travelling to Nice.

The trip to France last week saw the Tiens Group employees visit famous sights such as the Louvre museum as well as travelling to Nice.

During the trip to the Cote a’Azur, the staff booked out a further 4,700 hotel rooms. In total, the group was expected to spend €13 million (£9.5 million) while in France,The Telegraph reported.

Christian Mantel, head of Atout France, a tourism development agency, told AFP: “We have mobilised public services as well as tourism professionals, hotels, restaurants, shops and designer brands.

Christian Mantel, head of Atout France, a tourism development agency, told AFP: “We have mobilised public services as well as tourism professionals, hotels, restaurants, shops and designer brands.

“So far everything has gone smoothly, the feedback has been extremely positive.”

On Friday, almost 150 buses took the employees to the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, where they created the longest human-made phrase – spelling out “Ties’ dream is Nice in the Cote d’Azur”.

On Friday, almost 150 buses took the employees to the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, where they created the longest human-made phrase – spelling out “Ties’ dream is Nice in the Cote d’Azur”.

It wasn’t all good news for Tiens Group staff though, the 6,400 on the trip were only half the total workforce – meaning half the workers had to stay behind in China.

It wasn’t all good news for Tiens Group staff though, the 6,400 on the trip were only half the total workforce – meaning half the workers had to stay behind in China.

Thanks boss. (Courtesy: buzzfeed)

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