Hanting Inns – Hanting Inns was founded by billionaire businessman Ji Qi just seven years ago. Today the budget chain has 1,000 facilities across China.
Hanting Inns – The company takes inspiration from Western low-cost chains such as Accor, Ibis and Premier Inn.
Hanting Inns – An en-suite bathroom in a Hanting Inns hotel. The chain invests "serious money" into its rooms, says Ji Qi.
Hanting Inns – Hanting's ultimate aim is to open in 10,000 locations across China and become the world's biggest hotel chain by 2020.
Hanting Inns – With rooms starting from as low as $15 a night, Ji believes international competitors will find it hard to compete with Hanting.