Pushing for The Best and Sharing Dreams
BERN, Switzerland, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The European version of the HNA Group Global Games kicked off this week in the Zentrum building in Bern, Switzerland. The European gathering of the Global Games featured nearly 200 athletes participating in five sport games including table tennis, badminton, football, basketball and volleyball. This is the second regional games after the successful launching of the Summer Games of HNA in the Asia-Pacific region.
The 2017 HNA Group Games in Europe featured the participation of some of the more than 240,000 employees of HNA Group portfolio companies, including employees from Gategroup, Swissport, SR Technics, Avolon, and Tangla Hotel Brussels.
Europe is one of the core regions of the HNA Group's global growth strategy. Through the games, HNA Group is working to bolster an understanding of the firm's corporate culture, values, and outlook among affiliated companies.
The games will last for four days in total, with badminton and table tennis matches beginning on the first day. During the succeeding days, activities will include 6v6 volleyball matches, 7v7 football (soccer) matches and 5v5 basketball match competitions. Participants from different cultures will have a great chance to communicate, compete, build team work, and cultivate a collaborative team spirit.
About HNA Group
HNA Group is a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services. Since its founding in 1993, HNA Group has evolved from a regional airline based on Hainan Island in southern China into a global company with approximately $145 billion of assets, over $90 billion in annual revenues, and an international workforce of 410,000 employees, primarily across America, Europe and Asia. HNA's tourism business is a fast-growing, vertically-integrated global player with market-leading positions in aviation, hotels and travel services. HNA operates and invests in nearly 3,200 hotels with over 380,000 rooms across major markets, and has 1,250 aircraft carrying nearly 100 million passengers to 270 cities worldwide. HNA's Logistics business is a leader in logistics and supply chain management with capabilities in shipping and equipment manufacturing, maritime transportation, third-party payment platforms and project finance. In financial services, HNA is China's largest non-bank leasing company, and a leading provider of a diverse set of businesses in equipment leasing, insurance, asset management, investment banking and credit services.
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