China Expansion: UPS and Accor

UPS continues to invest heavily in China, announcing today that it was beginning flights from Germany to Shanghai and increasing the number of flights from the US to China. UPS serves more than 300 cities in China and last year launched domestic service in the country. It will open retail locations in Shanghai later this year.

Here’s the press release.

And, in other news, Accor continues to launch hotels in China at a blistering pace. According to the article, it will have five hotels opening wthin 30 days of each other. It has a total of 30 hotels in development, all in anticipation of the coming Olympics.

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Author: John Yunker

John co-founded Byte Level Research in 2000 and is author of The Web Globalization Report Card. He also co-founder of Ashland Creek Press.