Will China’s Richest Man Take A Spin On A Harley?

It could be a match in hog heaven.

Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson, maker of the iconic U.S. motorbike, will be holding its sixth yearly HOG (Harley Owners Group) China Nationwide Rally on Could 9-11, and has picked Wanda Hotels & Resorts as a strategic partner.   The Wanda Realm Dandong Hotel, situated in the rally’s destination city of Dandong, will be an official hotel companion this yr.  

The rally will commence in Qingdao in Shandong Province, and lengthen 1,000 kilometers to Dandong, which is positioned in Liaoning Province.    

Wanda Hotels & Resorts is majority owned by China’s richest man, Wang Jianjin, chairman of  Dalian Wanda Group whose business interests incorporate real estate and entertainment.  Wang ranked No. 64 on the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List published this month with a wealth of $ 15.1 billion and a nicely-sought figure amid photographers.   In 2012, Wang obtained the AMC film theatre chain in the U.S. and took the firm public in New York final yr.

If Harley can get Wanda’s chairman onto one of its motorcycles, it could be a great match-up for both. The Wanda Realm in Dandong says it does not have any info nevertheless about whether or not Wang will be on hand.  Stay tuned!

– with Mao Yanjie

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