Imagine your boss barging into your office and asking you to go prepare for a trip to one of the best places in the world.
Li Jinyuan, a Chinese billionaire did that few days ago. He took his 6,400 Tiens Group staff on a trip to Paris at the cost of over £24m. Their mission was to celebrate the company’s twentieth anniversary
He booked 7,600 train tickets, 4,760 rooms 140 hotels in Paris for about 6400 workers. They were treated to tours of sites like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, and a
trip to the Côte d’Azur.
It took 147 buses to transport them from their hotels to the promenade in Nice.
Named by Forbes as the 24th richest person in China and with wealth estimated at about. $1.2bn. His conglomerate founded in 1995 operates in a range of sectors like biotechnology, logistics, finance and property.
Reading this in the office? Discreetly suggest this outing to your boss.