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Hoteliers ambushed by politics in Saudi Arabia, China, US

HIgh profile arrests of hotel owners ripple across the industry as shifting political winds exact a toll


HOTELS used to be gauged by the campaign strategy that won the presidency for Bill Clinton: it's the economy, stupid. Nowadays, politics may determine their future.

The latest upheaval came with the arrest over the weekend of billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal,...

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