Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Olympics: A people bust?

You would think that the one thing China would not struggle with is a lack of spectators.

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China, the world’s most populous country, has an ironic problem: not enough people attending the Olympics. Not only do they have a plethora of empty seats at the event, the hotel business in Beijing is actually worse than usual during a time when rooms should be filled to capacity. Beijing has begun busing spectators and “cheer squads” into the events and begging their citizens to attend, but thus far have had little success:

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