Staff at a Chinese mail order firm are enjoying a holiday in Spain, thanks to their boss, Li Jinyuan, the billionaire owner of direct-sales firm Tiens Group. According to the Guardian, the treat for 2,500 workers cost him a whopping £5.5 million as he chartered 20 planes and four high speed trains, as well as booking 1,500 hotel rooms. Their trip, which included visits to Madrid and Barcelona.
Last year, Li who is China’s 33rd richest person sent more than 6,400 workers on a trip to France in what was believed to be the country’s largest ever tour group.
That entailed booking 140 hotels in Paris and over 4,700 rooms in Cannes and Monaco.
Even that pales into insignificance compared with the holiday given to 12,700 workers at Infinitus China, who were sent to Thailand and feasted at a number of ban.