No Intercontinental Hotel in Tibet
[Web manager’s note: The following post is from Free Tibet. It has provided several links concerning the impacts of InterContinental Resort in Lhasa. Please visit the original page for more resources.]
Intercontinental Hotels Group plans to open a 2,000 room InterContinental Resort in Lhasa in 2012, in partnership with Chinese entrepreneur Deng Hong’s company Exhibition & Travel Group.
Free Tibet urges Intercontinental to withdraw from operating the hotel.
What’s wrong with opening a hotel in Lhasa?
- The presence of Intercontinental legitimises China’s occupation of Tibet and sends an incorrect message to the world that the situation inside Tibet is normal. Find out more
- Intercontinental’s own corporate responsibility commitments are virtually impossible to implement or monitor in Tibet. Find out more
- Under Chinese occupation Tibetans’ rights to control their land and resources are violated. The Intercontinental Lhasa further entrenches China’s occupation of Tibet. Find out more
(Please refer to the original page)
[This link is about a paper presented by Gabriel Lafitte, a noted Tibetologist and expert on Tibet, an Australian academic and development policy consultant to the environment & development desk (EDD) of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, at a talk series organised by the Tibetan Women’s Association.]